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Every brain movement and thought zips between neurons like the current that moves through the wires and circuits in a computer. But the brain is covered with a white tissue, making it impossible for scientists to see how it makes these connections...
Watch President Barack Obama’s comments about the worldwide fight against Ebola at the United Nations on Thursday. Despite the recent efforts to contain Ebola in West Africa, “we are not moving fast enough,” said President Barack...
A green sea turtle swims in the waters of Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, one of the areas covered under the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. An expansion to the preserve, signed by President Obama, will see the protected...
A mother and her children leave a deportation processing center after returning to El Salvador. Photo by Kate Sheehy/Fronteras DeskSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — The tiny nation of El Salvador is scrambling to receive thousands of children...
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to grant permits to allow drone use in movie and television production. Photo by Flickr user Don McCullough WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is...
A White House official has announced that Attorney General Eric Holder will resign Thursday. Video still by PBS NewsHour The Associated Press is reporting that Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation today. BREAKING: White House...