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Demonstrators in 2012 burn their student loan bills on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to protest the rising cost of higher education. Getting an education is important, but is college right for everyone? Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Editor’s...
Photo of tax forms by Flickr user kenteegardin/www.seniorliving.org. WASHINGTON — Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment...
Image by Coneyl Jay and Getty Images Some people are born believers. Fake surgeries have been shown to relieve traumatic knee pain; “dummy pills” have wiped away migraines. A new report from Harvard University describes how certain genes predispose...
Steam emissions of a factory in the industrial corridor in El Salto, Mexico on March 22, 2015. Imagine if you woke up one day and all of the working-age men and women in your town were gone. They’d disappeared practically overnight. How would...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSScientists search for understanding of dark matter New Space Telescope to Map Dark Matter Large Hadron Collider gears up to find dark matter, new particles in its second run JUDY WOODRUFF: Scientists...
RELATED LINKSU.S. airstrikes against Islamic State group begin in Iraq Iraqis trickling back to Mosul, but bracing for more violence What’s behind the growing rift between Iraq and U.S. forces in the fight against Islamic State? JUDY WOODRUFF: Iraq...