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The EPA Wednesday approved use for the use of a new herbicide for genetically modified plants. Photo by Flickr user Lindsay Eyink The Environmental Protection Agency today gave the green light to an herbicide designed for use with new genetically...
Norman Lear, the man behind “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” talks about writing comedy and his favorite show right now in this online exclusive. Television writer and producer Norman Lear had so many hit sitcoms on...
Image by Brian Regal Around 100,000 years ago, the diversity of large kangaroo species went beyond the grey or red mammal you are most familiar with today. A study released Wednesday in the journal PLOS One examined the extinct Sthenurine kangaroo...
The stock market declined sharply Wednesday afternoon, with all three major indexes now experiencing dips that put them into negative territory for the year. As of 2:45 p.m., the Standard & Poor’s 500 was down 2.3 percent, or 44 points,...
WASHINGTON — It may be less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East — remember Operation Desert Storm and its thunderous attacks on Saddam Hussein’s occupation army — but the Pentagon has finally named...
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