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An excavator works in the debris field near Oso, Wash. Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol The last time the U.S. Geological Survey made a national map of landslide hazards, it did so on paper. It didn’t use laser imaging for landslide...
Lt. Gen. Mark Milley speaks at a news conference, following the shooting at the Fort Hood military base on Wednesday evening. The incident left four dead and at least three in critical condition. Photo by Charlie Pierce / The Daily Texan An ongoing...
WASHINGTON — The government is taking a step to let friends or loved ones treat someone they suspect has overdosed on heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids, while they’re waiting on medical care. The Food and Drug Administration on...
Portland musician Michael Lewis, right, teaches guitar to an Afghan student. Photo courtesy of Sound Studies Projects Like many other boys his age, Humayun Zadran wanted to become a rock star. But he wasn’t allowed to learn Western music while...
Cooperation remains critical to astronauts’ efforts on the International Space Station. But down on Earth, NASA announced Wednesday they will halt most of their engagements with Russia, because of worldly disputes over Ukrainian soil and...
Why does money have value? It’s about what distinguishes the U.S. dollar from Bitcoin, says money manager Jon Shayne. Photo by Flickr user Ceoln. Editor’s Note: With tax season well upon us, money manager Jon Shayne presents a timely way for...