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A new study looks at the science of screams. Photo by Tara Moore/via Getty Images. The human scream triggers a range of emotions. It’s one of the few primal responses we share with other animals. Few sounds rank as powerful as the first cry of...
In Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mayor Andy Berke has confirmed that five are dead in a shooting at two military facilities in Tennessee – four marines and the suspected shooter.Four marines and the suspected shooter – identified as Muhammad Youssef...
The White House has leveled a veto threat against Republican-led efforts to limit national mandates and enhance local control of education in an overhaul of “No Child Left Behind.” (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) WASHINGTON —...
The jury in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting trial has reached a decision about James Holmes’ fate and will announce their verdict at 6 p.m. EDT, according to media reports. BREAKING: Jurors in Colorado movie massacre trial have...
A controversial, but cheap climate change solution of last resort has emerged known as “solar radiation management.” Photo by Digital Vision/via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: 2014 was officially the hottest year on record. Since 2000, the world has...
Graphic by Kaiser Health NewsThe federal government released on Thursday a new five-star rating system for home health agencies, hoping to bring clarity to a fast-growing but fragmented corner of the medical industry where it’s often difficult to...