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Researchers analyzed hundreds of sunflower starfish to figure out what’s causing sea star wasting syndrome. Photo courtesy of Cornell University SEATTLE — After months of research, scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the...
A U.S. Marine at forward operating base Zeebrudge in Helmand province, Afghanistan, burns trash in March 2013. Photo by Sgt. Anthony L. Ortiz During most of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military and its contractors disposed of garbage and...
Sen. John McCain tells co-anchor Gwen Ifill how a female military medic epitomized the most courageous service in this online exclusive. “Thirteen Soldiers,” a new book by Sen. John McCain and his longtime collaborator Mark Salter, tells...
An unearthed copy of the video game adaptation of “E.T.” was one of many that helped a New Mexico town earn almost $40,000. Photo by Flickr user Erik Abderhalden A long-buried copy of the widely panned 1980s video game “E.T. The...
A United Nations report says that more young people between the ages of 10 and 24 are alive today than ever before, a demographic shift that both poses challenges and offers potential benefits. In its annual State of World Population report released...
Counselor Diego Osorio helps Addie Whitaker shop for health insurance as the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act opened today at the Greater Prince William Community Health Center in Manassas, VA on November 15, 2014. Photo...