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San Juan Capistrano, California, is charging residents for their water usage as way to limit water intake. Photo by Dave Reede/Getty Images. The city of San Juan Capistrano, California, is using a tiered system to charge residents for water usage as...
Hubble captured this mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream...
Campaign buttons read various slogans supporting then-U.S. presidential candidate, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, before a rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Dec. 7, 2007. Photo by Jason Reed/ReutersWASHINGTON...
Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security original 34 “secrets...
Photo by Inti St. Clair WASHINGTON — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. But they are urging the court to resist embracing...
Loretta Lynch is sworn in to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on her nomination to be U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 28, 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/ReutersWASHINGTON — Senate leaders...