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Amtrak’s high speed Acela is seen at Washington’s Union Station in 2011. Amtrak said today that it will install long-sought cameras inside the cabs of all freight and passenger locomotives. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters WASHINGTON...
Editor’s note: This is the second installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. Cartoonist Jack Ohman’s aging father was in no condition to go fishing, but when his dad said he wanted...
Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered more than 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense edition of Ask The Headhunter, Nick shares insider...
Participants take part in a movement experiement during an international festival, in Bilbao, Spain. What songs are the best at making you move? Photo by Vincent West/Reuters What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now...
Austin was flooded after days of heavy rain. Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster for two dozen Texas counties in the wake of torrential flooding. “You cannot candy coat it. It...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather than the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures. The case...