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Farmers and ranchers struggle as Texas endures historic drought. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty ImagesFarmers are already suffering from droughts worsened by global climate change. A study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters found...
The next wave of U.S. military will start to move into Iraq in a couple of weeks. Photo by Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The next wave of American troops will begin moving into Iraq in a couple of weeks to train local forces, the top...
Whether its a new drug, a new fertilizer or a new solar panel, chemists have been stuck using the same methods to make their inventions. Now, the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization, run by Emory University organic chemist Huw Davies, is...
Download our Mark Shields & David Brooks 2014 guide to civility. It’s a handsome addition to any holiday table or political battleground. And while you’re at it, you can grab our 2013 edition for even more sage wisdom from the captains of...
Stephen Colbert hosted PBS NewsHour co-anchors and “pushy broads” Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill on “The Colbert Report” in October 2013. After nine years at the helm of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,”...
Which charities will receive your checks this holiday season? Photo by Flickr user jridgewayphotography. Note from Paul Solman: Dean Karlan is a Yale behavioral economist with a mission, a mission almost all economists used to share and many would...