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Ffoster, a Labrador retriever, waits for a command from researchers at a University of Pennsylvania lab. Image by Mori Rothman At the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia, Ffoster, a Labrador retriever, is hard at work. The dog sniffs...
Information about the Affordable Care Act, also translated in Chinese, is displayed during a healthcare enrollment fair in San Francisco in March. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Language and cultural issues, along with immigration concerns,...
Amtrak named 24 writers who will receive an Amtrak Residency to write on board a train during a long-distance ride. Photo courtesy of Amtrak For some, writing is best tackled in solitude. For others, linguistic discoveries are best made with a...
India’s space agency successfully sent a spacecraft into Mars’ orbit on Wednesday. India’s low cost spacecraft mission to Mars entered the Red Planet’s orbit Wednesday, following a 414 million mile journey that lasted over 10 months. It...
Soaring deer populations are proving dangerous to airports and plane pilots. Photo by Flickr user Larry Smith WASHINGTON — Long the bane of gardeners and unwary motorists, soaring deer populations are also nuisances for airports and threats to...
A new report says that U.S. government agencies are not helping women in the military with services as much as their male counterparts. Photo by U.S. Air Force /Senior Airman Roy Lynch WASHINGTON — A new report says the Veterans Affairs Department...