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Join NewsHour and the National Museum of Natural History’s T.Rex for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday. Photo courtesy of National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Ever wondered how much work goes into putting...
Video by the Associated Press The World Cup trophy was officially presented in Rio de Janeiro Tuesday, returning to Brazil after a voyage across 89 countries in the lead up to the 2014 World Cup. The trophy will now embark on a tour across Brazil....
The return on college tuition varies by the type and cost of the institution. Photo by Leslie Kirchhoff/Moment Select via Getty Images. High school seniors are running out of time to decide where they’ll be sending deposit checks to reserve their...
The Supreme Court heard a case Tuesday concerning Aereo, Inc., which gives its users streaming access to broadcast television programs through tablets, laptops and phones. Photo by Flickr user chunkysalsa WASHINGTON — Grappling with fast-...
Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp near Maiduguri in this June 5, 2013 file photo. Photo by Quentin Leboucher/AFP/Getty Images A week ago, Islamic militants known as Boko...
A white rhinoceros. Photo by Wikimedia user Coralie There are more than 40,000 endangered species in the world — plants, animals, mollusks, reptiles, etc. — according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural...