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After completing a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, artist Rebecca Kamen has transformed her discussions with neuroscientists into abstract sculptures, such as this close-up view of “Butterflies of the Soul.” Image...
Democrats have proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. But even if they accomplish this, workers in dozens of categories of jobs, including many tipped workers like waiters and waitresses, won’t benefit. Photo...
Put on some coffee and grab a cheesecake and meet some modern day “Golden Girls.” (Not that there’s anything wrong with the 1980′s originals.) Photo of Rue McClanahan as Blanche Devereaux, Betty White as Rose Nylund and Bea...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott must decide whether to stick to his opinion that Texas must disclose the source of the execution drugs it uses, or face criticism from death penalty advocates who say that disclosing the information could make the...
The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. The Snohomish County sheriff’s office still lists seven people as missing from the March 22 landslide that buried some 30 homes in the community about 55...
Some conservatives and liberals are uniting around the idea of a basic income because the current welfare system, they say, is an ineffective bureaucracy that doesn’t respect poor people’s ability to make their own decisions. Photo by...