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Ever since the 1993 blockbuster “Jurassic Park,” the possibility of bringing extinct species back to life has been part of our collective imagination. The film, based on a Michael Crichton novel, was itself inspired by actual scientific...
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Updated 10:59 a.m. EDT WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: U.S. drones were back in action over Yemen today, after a weekend of heavy strikes aimed at al-Qaida. The government of Yemen announced the attacks have killed at least 55 militants, including three...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSOne year later, Boston pauses to remember marathon bombings One year later, two brothers reflect on the marathon bombs that took their right legs Alleged Boston marathon bomber pleads not guilty to 30...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHolder calls for new approach to prosecuting low-level drug crimes New drug sentencing rules raise questions for 19,000 inmates News wrap: department of justice won't block marijuana laws in Colo., Wash...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to Retire Marcia Coyle Answers Your Questions on the Retirement of Justice Stevens Supreme Court cites changed political landscape in decision lifting campaign...