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A screen shot from the senate campaign website for Matt Bevin.LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Stepping into an issue on the political fringes, Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin spoke at a Kentucky rally meant to build support for legal cockfighting, a...
Photo by Flickr user @Doug88888Researchers have found a way to genetically modify trees for the purpose of creating sustainable paper. According to “Science Daily,” Lignin — a polymer found in most plants — must be removed to produce...
Airplane manufacturing giant Boeing received a license this week from the US government to send spare parts to Iran for commercial aircraft. The move — first reported by Reuters — is the result of an agreement reached in November that...
String-like ebola virus particles shed from an infected cell in this electron micrograph. Credit: NIAIDThe deadly Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has now killed more than 80 people, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO said the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioSTACEY TISDALE: It’s tax time, and here in Philadelphia there’s no shortage of storefronts offering fast refunds, instant cash, and low prices. But for the taxpayer trying to decide where to go, it can be...
U.S.-born al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, an al-Qaida propagandist, were killed in a drone strike in September 2011. Al-Awlaki’s 16-year-old son, Abdulrahman, was killed the following month. WASHINGTON — A federal judge on...