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Photo by Flickr user @Doug88888Researchers have found a way to genetically modify trees for the purpose of creating sustainable paper. According to “Science Daily,” Lignin — a polymer found in most plants — must be removed to produce...
U.S.-born al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, an al-Qaida propagandist, were killed in a drone strike in September 2011. Al-Awlaki’s 16-year-old son, Abdulrahman, was killed the following month. WASHINGTON — A federal judge on...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioSTACEY TISDALE: It’s tax time, and here in Philadelphia there’s no shortage of storefronts offering fast refunds, instant cash, and low prices. But for the taxpayer trying to decide where to go, it can be...
String-like ebola virus particles shed from an infected cell in this electron micrograph. Credit: NIAIDThe deadly Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has now killed more than 80 people, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO said the...
Patients receive free medical attention at a Care Harbor LA free health clinic for the uninsured and underinsured in Los Angeles, in October, 2013. Photo by Patrick Fallon/BloombergThe number of low-income people enrolled in Medicaid rose by 3...
Video still by PBS NewsHour A federal judge in Ohio said Friday he will strike down the state’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, according to the Associated Press. “I intend to issue a written decision and order by April 14 striking down as...