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A severe geomagnetic storm slammed into Earth on Tuesday, generating spectacular northern lights, like these seen over Finland. Photo by Pekka Sakki/Reuters If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, look up at the sky tonight for a spectacular light...
Nearly half of Millennials said that a major reason why they visit Facebook is to stay up-to-date on the latest news, according to a study recently released by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are researching a promising therapy in which the body’s immune system is turned into a cancer-fighting weapon. Photo by Penn Medicine A group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman...
Millions of Israelis turned out to vote on Tuesday in a tightly-fought election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to defeat a strong campaign by the centre-left opposition to deny him a fourth term in office. Photo by...
High school seniors are in agony. It is March and in a few short weeks they will find out whether the college of their dreams, the college their parents’ have always wanted for them or the college they believe is a ticket to future success will...
Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures at the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. Photo by Yuri Gripas/ReutersWASHINGTON — A decision to impose tough new regulations on cable and wireless...