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Alabama Shakes' new album, Sound & Color, is powered by more than just the v...
Brittany Howard sure can raise the roof. The singer possesses a furious streak, with startling rawness in her delivery. When I first caught Alabama Shakes live, the focus was all on her. The thing...
In 2009, I was among the scrum of reporters covering the controversial advice from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that women in their 40s think twice about regular mammograms. The task force...
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The Michigan Micro Mote (M3) is the world's smallest computer. The temperatu...
Fifty years ago this week, a chemist in what is now Silicon Valley published a paper that set the groundwork for the digital revolution.You may never have heard of Moore's law, but it has a lot do...
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Jayne Rowse (left) and April DeBoer with their four children, (l-r), Jacob, ...
The U.S. Supreme Court hears legal arguments next week in the legal battle over same-sex marriage. It's an extraordinarily high stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves...