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Getting through the holidays can be emotionally draining, especially when you’re the caretaker for a loved one. Taking the time acknowledge what you’re grateful for can help you focus on the positives of the season. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/...
Claims of workplace discrimination against transgender people will now be covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Attorney General Eric Holder announced in a memo released Thursday. “This important shift will ensure that the...
Farmers and ranchers struggle as Texas endures historic drought. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty ImagesFarmers are already suffering from droughts worsened by global climate change. A study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters found...
The next wave of U.S. military will start to move into Iraq in a couple of weeks. Photo by Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The next wave of American troops will begin moving into Iraq in a couple of weeks to train local forces, the top...
Whether its a new drug, a new fertilizer or a new solar panel, chemists have been stuck using the same methods to make their inventions. Now, the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization, run by Emory University organic chemist Huw Davies, is...
Download our Mark Shields & David Brooks 2014 guide to civility. It’s a handsome addition to any holiday table or political battleground. And while you’re at it, you can grab our 2013 edition for even more sage wisdom from the captains of...