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Their determination was palpable, and the room buzzed with the energy of a committed group wanting to do “big things.” That was the sense I got while recently listening to a group of EMS Corps students near Oakland, California, who were reading...
The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says. Video still from PBS NewsHour. WASHINGTON — The U.S. believes it...
Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the 2008 recession, David Bosworth takes a closer look at its moral origins. Photo by Flickr user Scott Cawley. Editor’s Note: Six years ago this month, the financial world was...
A White House official has announced that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will resign Thursday. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Almost immediately after the first reports of Attorney General Eric Holder’s impending resignation surfaced...
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Every brain movement and thought zips between neurons like the current that moves through the wires and circuits in a computer. But the brain is covered with a white tissue, making it impossible for scientists to see how it makes these connections...