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As the trial begins this week for Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a Pew Research Center study shows that the bombing contributed to a rise in religious hostilities in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013. FBI’s Hate Crime Statistics...
This is Olduvai Hominid 7 (OH 7), a partial lower jaw, bones of the braincase and hand bones of the first Homo habilis, also known as “Handy man.” Credit: John Reader When paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey discovered the 1.8 million-year-...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year.RELATED LINKSFor GOP, a bigger problem than finding a way to fund Homeland Security Behind the funding fight to avert...
A self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover that shows the vehicle at the “Mojave” site, where its drill collected samples of Mount Sharp. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS NASA’s Curiosity rover will take a break...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers her “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress” before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, including chair Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and ranking member Sherrod Brown, D-...
Sweet Briar College is an all women liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, Virginia. The school announced it would be closing at the end of this semester. Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images Sweet Briar College announced Tuesday that it is shutting...