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Children listen as Dr. Seuss books are read during “Read Across America Day” in New York on March 2, 2007. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters The wildly popular books of Dr. Seuss have sold more than 650 million copies in 95 countries. They...
Women’s 200 meters respective silver and bronze medal winners from India Asha Roy (R) and Dutee Chand wave to the crowd after their race on the fifth and the final day of the Asian Athletics Championship 2013 at the Chatrapati Shivaji Stadium...
In a Skype interview from Yemen’s capital Sana’a, Tariq Riebl, Oxfam’s head of program in Yemen, describes the worsening situation on the ground. A new Oxfam report says fighting and economic blockades in Yemen are making food prices...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (center) addresses the North Atlantic Council at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on July 28. Turkey is seeking support for its campaign against militants in Syria and Iraq at an emergency...
A foraging longhorn crazy ant often encounters food items that are considerably larger than herself (a Cheerio in this case). A new study explains how the ant groups keep direction while moving “giant” things. Photo by Asaf Gal and Ofer...
Photo of prison guard with prisoner by Halfdark via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking steps to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have scheduled a...