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When poet Marianne Boruch took a gross anatomy class at Purdue University, she found she had a favorite cadaver — a female who had been nearly 100 years old — of the four that were in the lab. “She was very moving to me, she reminded me...
The Hague’s Permanent Court for Arbitration ruled Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government had not acted in good faith when it brought massive tax claims against Yukos in 2003. Photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images...
President Barack Obama walks with his wife Michelle Obama (R) and two daughters Malia Obama (L) and Sasha Obama (2R) through Lafayette Park to St John’s Church to attend service October 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo by Shawn Thew-Pool/...
Hisham Uadadeh enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act at Leading Insurance Agency in Miami, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesNancy Pippenger and Marcia Perez live 2,000 miles apart but have the same complaint:...
Illustration by Getty ImagesDon’t shake your doctor’s hand — give her a fist-bump instead, advises a new study in the American Journal of Infection Control. Skipping the handshake could protect you from many types of harmful germs...
Ukraine’s army on Monday seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, insurgents said, as the United Nations announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. Photo credit should read GENYA...