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An explosion at a power plant in southern Maryland triggered a power outage across Washington, D.C. and nearby areas — including at the White House, U.S. Capitol, State Department, Homeland Security officials said on Tuesday. WASHINGTON (AP...
Photo by Flickr user Karolina Kabat WASHINGTON — Jeri Vargas put her elderly mother on the “Do Not Call” list years ago. So why is the 88-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease still getting several recorded phone calls a day...
Photo by REUTERS/Stephen Lam Ellen Pao may have lost a Silicon Valley gender discrimination suit on all four accounts, but she isn’t backing down on a mission to increase gender equality in the tech world. Pao has been interim CEO of Reddit, an...
A newly-published study believes that the dinosaur currently known as Apatosaurus excelsus should be restored to its original name of Brontosaurus. Painting of Brontosaurus excelsus by Charles R. Knight, 1897 After more than a century of extinction...
Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense edition of Ask The Headhunter, Nick shares insider...
Police on School and Walnut Street on April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Massachusetts, the city where police found Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzkhohar Tsarnaev hiding in a boat. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images Editor’s Note: As ...