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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Do you have an email account? How about a Facebook page? Bank online? Shop online? Pay your gas, light, or cable TV bill over the internet? I’ve just laid out more than a half dozen accounts that...
Brazil fans look dejected during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 8. Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images The FIFA World Cup, which ends Sunday, has been a rollercoaster ride...
More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed into the U.S. illegally since October. Facilities like this U.S. Customs and Border Protection placement center in Nogales, Arizona, are overwhelmed and ill equipped to handle them. Photo by Ross D...
Anti-immigration activists and immigration sympathizers debate during a protest outside of a U.S. Border Patrol Station on July 7 in Murrieta, California. Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images The national immigration debate has risen, Lazarus-like...
There’s nothing to rule out a genetic explanation for the success of certain societies, economic historian Gregory Clark told Paul Solman in 2007. Photo by Flickr user kimitobo. Editor’s Note: On Making Sen$e this week, we’ve been publishing...
A new study indicates that malnutrition during pregnancy can affect the sperm of male offspring. Photo by Geoff Manasse via Getty Images Underfeeding a pregnant mouse can cause changes in the sperm of her male offspring, possibly affecting the...