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A health worker stands on September 7, 2014 at Elwa hospital in Monrovia, LIberia which is run by the non-governmental French organization Doctors without Borders. US President Barack Obama said in an interview aired on September 7 the US military...
A colorized, magnified electron microscope image of the Ebola virus growing out of an infected VERO 46 cell. Image by National Institute of Allerfy and Infectious Diseases This post was originally published on Aug. 21 and updated on Sep. 30 to...
The FCC is considering banning use of the name “Redskins”from on-air broadcasts. Photo by Flickr user Keith Allison In a move that adds to the mounting protests that the ‘Redskins’ team name is disparaging to Native Americans...
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Renée Gordon and her son, Alex, 22, who has autism. Photo courtesy of the Gordon family The picture you probably have in your mind of autism is that of a child. But autism is almost always — if not always — a condition that lasts for...
Joshua Bell performed the first movement of Bach’s Violin Concerto at Washington, D.C.’s Union Station. Back in 2007, pedestrians hurried by without realizing that the busker playing at the entrance to a Washington D.C. Metro stop was...