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Supporters of a Missouri “right to farm” ballot measure say that it will ensure farm families’ way of life, but opponents say that the bill is a smokescreen for large corporations that engage in large-scale farming and animal-...
Field-based research is a core component of study for earth disciplines at the university level. It requires living away from home or campus, often in a remote or foreign area. A study released Wednesday raises unsettling questions about the safety...
A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows smoke billowing from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on July 16, 2014. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images The Israeli military launched a ground offensive into Gaza Thursday, hours...
The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether any Americans were killed in an incident that could worsen the already tense conflict near the Ukraine-Russia border. President Barack...
Coral reefs are living, breathing animals. The reefs provide shelter and habitat for other fish and plants, even algae which lives inside the coral. But corals are disappearing. In the Carribean, coral cover has shrunk from 60% to 5%, says...