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Their determination was palpable, and the room buzzed with the energy of a committed group wanting to do “big things.” That was the sense I got while recently listening to a group of EMS Corps students near Oakland, California, who were reading...
The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says. Video still from PBS NewsHour. WASHINGTON — The U.S. believes it...
Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the 2008 recession, David Bosworth takes a closer look at its moral origins. Photo by Flickr user Scott Cawley. Editor’s Note: Six years ago this month, the financial world was...
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A White House official has announced that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will resign Thursday. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Almost immediately after the first reports of Attorney General Eric Holder’s impending resignation surfaced...
Every brain movement and thought zips between neurons like the current that moves through the wires and circuits in a computer. But the brain is covered with a white tissue, making it impossible for scientists to see how it makes these connections...