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A newly discovered exoplanet, Kepler-452b, comes the closest of any found so far to matching our Earth-sun system. This artist’s conception of a planetary lineup shows habitable-zone planets with similarities to Earth: from left, Kepler-22b, Kepler-...
A Somali girl accompanies women bringing firewood to the Ifo refugee camp in Dadaab near the Kenya-Somali border on Aug. 31, 2011. Photo by Eduardo De Francisco/Reuters Dadaab in Kenya is the world’s largest refugee camp. With more than 350,000...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a statement to the media before a closed door briefing with House members on the recent Iran nuclear deal in Washington on July 22, 2015. Photo by Gary Cameron/ReutersWASHINGTON — A trio of Obama...
A government watchdog group said that the Internal Revenue Service was at risk for unfairly auditing political and religious groups. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Lax oversight at the IRS increases the risk that...
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa on July 18, 2015. Photo by Jim Young/ReutersSAN ANTONIO — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to...
Oakland School for the Arts’ singing group Vocal Rush has been a powerhouse on the national a cappella circuit since its founding four years ago. The high school ensemble, which started out as an after-school club, quickly grew into a serious...