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Coral reefs are living, breathing animals. The reefs provide shelter and habitat for other fish and plants, even algae which lives inside the coral. But corals are disappearing. In the Carribean, coral cover has shrunk from 60% to 5%, says...
Technological advancement, John Nye argues, has benefited the poor, reducing welfare inequality, because the price difference between TVs, for example, no longer reflects such a disparity in functionality. Flickr user Lee Jordan. Editor’s Note...
Marvel Comics announced Wednesday that African-American superhero Falcon will take over as Captain America in a new comic book series debuting in the fall. Image via Marvel Comics Marvel Comics revealed Wednesday that Sam Wilson, the African-...
A Ukraine official said Thursday that a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over Ukraine. Black smoke was seen rising near the rebel-held village of Grabovo in the eastern part of the country. Both the government...
MOSCOW — The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have discussed the Malaysia Airlines plane incident over eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin website published a statement late Thursday that says “the...
Abraham, 16, left, and Nery, 28, sit at the Casa de Migrante shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, on June 17. A surge of immigrants mainly from Central American are coming to the U.S. southern border. Photo by Tochiro Gallegos/Bloomberg via Getty Images What...