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A recent study from Pew Research Center reveals gaping differences in opinion between scientists and the general public about issues related to scientific research and the direction science is taking. Photo by Reuters Scientists and the public agree...
Japanese journalist Kenji Goto works in the field. A Facebook page was constructed calling for the release of Goto, who is held in captivity by Islamic State militants. Photo courtesy of “I am Kenji” Facebook page A hastily constructed...
A motion-sensitive camera at Yosemite National Park in California captured the rare Sierra Nevada red fox this winter. Photo from the National Park Service. It’s one of only about 50 thought to exist in North America, making the Sierra Nevada...
On Thursday, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham announced that he has set up a committee to explore a 2016 GOP presidential run. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images WASHINGTON — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said he has set up a...
Paul Solman visited Las Vegas for an inside look at professional gambling on professional sports. Photo by Flickr user josephdepalma. Editor’s Note: On the weekend of the NFL playoffs, Paul Solman left his beloved New England for Paris. There was...
Pope Francis waves during his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Jan. 11, 2015. Photo by REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini. Starting Feb. 16, the Vatican will offer free shaves and haircuts to the homeless every Monday in...