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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The Ebola death toll in West Africa has now surpassed 5,100, out of more than 14,000 cases. The World Health Organization announced the new figures today. Meanwhile, nurses in parts of the U.S. staged...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSNew report will outline effects of climate change on U.S. military When climate change comes after even the most common species UN report: Without action, climate change effects will be ‘irreversible’...
WASHINGTON -— The Supreme Court says same-sex marriages can go ahead in Kansas. The court on Wednesday denied the state’s request to prevent gay and lesbian couples from marrying while Kansas fights the issue in court. A federal district judge...
Chinese hackers breached NOAA systems, from which National Weather Service forecasts receive their data, in September. Image by National Weather Service A recent breach by Chinese hackers gave the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration a...
RELATED LINKSWhat does Michael Brown’s official autopsy report actually reveal? The parents of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, testified before a UN committee...
(Photo by Flickr user Saad Faruque) The mental workout of constantly balancing two competing vocabularies makes it easier for bilinguals to process information, according to a new study published in Brain and Language on Wednesday. The research,...