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The Planned Parenthood logo is pictured outside a clinic in Boston, Massachusetts, June 27, 2014. Congressional Republicans are calling for a probe into Planned Parenthood’s guidelines for disposing of aborted fetuses. Photo by Reuters/...
Photo illustration by Getty Images It is not surprising that long-term care can be expensive, but the cost differences based on location, level of care and comfort are staggering, according to recent reports. The 2015 GenWorth Cost of Care Survey...
New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) above the surface of the icy body. Photo by NASA-JHUAPL-SwRI Earth, meet Pluto. After nine...
A schematic of the “Flintstones-like” car used in a study to detect brain cells that detect speed. Photo by Kropff E. et al. Nature 2015. Walk, skip or run — people travel at many speeds, but how do our minds tell the difference?...
Following his statement on the Iran nuclear deal this afternoon, a reporter asked President Barack Obama if comedian Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom would be revoked in light of new sexual assault allegations. The president reminded the group that he...
A teller counts U.S. notes at the Dahabshill money transfer office in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu February 16, 2015. In Somalia, remittances from the U.S. exceed the amount of U.S. foreign aid. Photo by Omar Faruk/Reuters For the economies of...