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A break in the border fence at the United States-Mexico border is seen outside of Brownsville, Texas, August 5, 2014. On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, there are still barriers separating communities around the world, from the...
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump holds up his financial statement showing his net worth as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican nomination at Trump Tower in New York...
Plans for a new lazy river and sun deck at Louisiana State University. (Credit: Louisiana State University)There’s not much Elizabeth Warren and Chris Christie agree on. But last week they struck a similar chord in speeches that knocked increasingly...
Powered by bacteria and evaporation, artificial muscles — called HYDRAs — lift a small pole. Photo by Xi Chen Water, plastic and bacterial spores might become the power source of the future. The spores soak up moisture and release vapor...
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A nurse feeds a baby for the first time after she was taken to a nursery from her 28-year-old mother, Ruby Cornelioin Brooklyn, New York in 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Having a baby is a common women’s health event, yet insurance coverage isn’t...