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A United Nations report says that more young people between the ages of 10 and 24 are alive today than ever before, a demographic shift that both poses challenges and offers potential benefits. In its annual State of World Population report released...
Counselor Diego Osorio helps Addie Whitaker shop for health insurance as the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act opened today at the Greater Prince William Community Health Center in Manassas, VA on November 15, 2014. Photo...
WASHINGTON — A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the U.S. government from releasing information to The Associated Press about how many birds are found dead at its...
Rosetta’s OSIRIS camera captured Philae’s bumpy landing on Comet 67P. Over half an hour, the camera snapped photos of the lander drifting over the surface, bouncing and drifting away. Photo courtesy: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/...
Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, arrived at the Nebraska Medical Center on November 15, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. Photo by Eric Francis/Getty ImagesAn Ebola-stricken surgeon who was working in...
Photo by Flickr user Photo Phiend.WASHINGTON — A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the Supreme Court. The couple’s plea to be allowed to marry was being filed Monday. It asks...