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Illustration of improved Large Hadron Collider in preparation for its second season. Illustration by Daniel Dominguez, Maximilien Brice and Cinzia De Melis/CERNThe world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, which has granted...
The Red Fort is covered by haze mainly caused by air pollution in Delhi, India on January 20, 2014. Photo by Kuni Takahashi/BloombergIndia’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today that his country will take new steps to address their growing...
Fresh produce is viewed at the Central Park United Methodist Church weekly food pantry on October 19, 2011 in Reading, Penn. In a new report that came out on Monday, the National Center for Children in Poverty found that 44 percent of U.S. children...
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has passed up an early chance to review a contested North Carolina election law that opponents say limits the ability of African-Americans to cast ballots. The high court intervened...
Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba. The justices on Monday let...
Listen to Bill Berkson read “The One God” from his new collection “Expect Delays.” More from Berkson and his conversation with Art Beat in January. The One God Once heaven was just a boy and a girl And a path to the beach. That was before the rooms...