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Students work in class at the School of Health Professions at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, where students prepare for careers in health services. Photo by Joel Aguilar How does an off-hand comment about Ebola turn into campus-wide panic? Like...
A Vatican librarian, wearing white gloves, turns the pages of a facsimile copy of the Borgianus Latinus, a missal for use at Christmas made for Pope Alexander VI. Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/REUTERS One of the oldest libraries on the planet is...
Photo by Flickr user Thomas Hawk. Editor’s Note: If you’re on Medicare, you’ll need prescription coverage. But how do you find a plan? With Medicare open enrollment underway through Dec. 7, Making Sen$e has turned to journalist Philip Moeller, our...
U.S. authorities are currently investigating a case involving three teenage girls — two sisters and their friend — suspected of leaving their homes in Arapahoe County in Denver to join the Islamic State militant group in Syria. The three...
Courtesy: Harvest Public Media and NET The ceramics lab at Colorado School of Mines smells like apple pie and banana bread. Inside an oven, apple cores and banana peels retrieved from an elementary school trash can have been laid out to dry....
Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images Online harassment is no stranger to headline news. Sexism in the video gaming world has spilled over to Twitter in a #Gamergate frenzy — a conversation that’s been tweeted about over one million times within...