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In 1965, peaceful marchers were attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Selma has become a rallying cry for equal rights around the world.
A massive analysis of hospital data finds doctors and nurses are not following guidelines on washing their hands before and after they come into contact with patients.
Members of the Muslim minority communities In Britain, France and Germany discuss their feelings about how they fit into the culture of the countries in which they reside.
Alton Bay Seaplane Base is the only ice runway in the continental U.S. When the ice is strong enough on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee, the FAA allows locals to plow a runway.
In remembrance of Leonard Nimoy who died last week, Canadians have revived the Spock $5. Those are Canadian $5 bills altered to show a pretty good facsimile of Nimoy's Spock.
"I think it's a terrible critical sin to try to be different," says Robert C...
One of rock music's most loved, feared and prolific scribes, the 72-year-old Christgau says he knew early on that he liked criticism better than journalism: "I didn't want to get into people's faces."