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A study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics shows that frequent consumption of fast-food may slow children’s academic growth. Photo by Flickr user reynermedia Frequent fast-food consumption may slow children’s academic growth,...
In this one-on-one conversation, two Vanderbilt anthropologists explain how our society’s greatest strengths are also its greatest weaknesses. Photo by Flickr user marcos fernandez. Editor’s Note: How can you spot an economy, indeed a...
Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan, is pictured at Buenos Aires’ zoo, on Monday. Sandra got cleared to leave the Buenos Aires zoo she has called home for 20 years, after a court ruled she was entitled to more desirable living conditions. Photo by...
Turns out most people get Santa-like this time of year. According to a new poll, religious and non-religious Americans alike say they partake in gift-giving over the holidays. Photo by Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON —...
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is launching a case to argue that the U.S. immigration system is not broken, and that the President’s executive order was unnecessary. Photo by Darryl Webb/Reuters.WASHINGTON — A gadfly attorney and an...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Mourners gathered today at the scene of last night’s killing of the two New York City police officers. And residents last night expressed shock and anger. WOMAN: At the end of the day, two families...