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A pumpjack brings oil to the surface in the Monterey Shale, California, April 29, 2013. Most of that oil is not economically retrievable except by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a production-boosting technique in which large amounts of water,...
Will you be gardening this spring? Photo by Ariel Min. It’s the first day of spring, and our thoughts have turned to gardening, despite the snow, rain and bitter cold we haven’t quite escaped here in the mid-Atlantic. With many areas in...
Members of the Secret Service stand guard on the roof of White House on Tuesday. White House intruder Omar Gonzalez, the man arrested last week after jumping the White House fence, went deeper into the building than what was previously reported....
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A recent incident where members of a college fraternity were shown on video chanting a racist song has prompted some people reexamine the claim that Millennials are this country’s most racially tolerant generation. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters...
Photo by Imgorthand/Vetta via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: In the 1950s, Robert Putnam’s father was a small businessman in Port Clinton, Ohio, where Putnam grew up. The Harvard professor, of “Bowling Alone” fame, estimates that 40 percent of his...