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We need to recognize that we’ve mutated into a new type of economy and come to terms with the slow growth that such an economy is likely to produce. Until then, the American Dream will remain just a mirage, argues John Komlos. Photo by Bob...
The World Health Organization ran clinical trials for an Ebola virus vaccine in Guinea. The storage devices shown here use jet fuel to keep the vaccines at a temperature of minus 60 degrees Celsius. Photo by S. Hawkey/WHO A vaccine for the Ebola...
One thousand singers, drummers and guitarists in Cesena, Italy, gathered in a field to play the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly,” in a large-scale musical request for the band to come play for them. The project took over a year to organize. In the...
A sunflower field and a tree at sunset. Photo Janet Kopper / Getty Images It’s a T-shirt kind of day in Washington, DC: 85 degrees with 63 percent humidity. We all know those numbers mean hot, but what exactly does that humidity percentage...
A Palestinian protester throws a tear gas canister, initially fired by Israeli troops, during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron July 31, 2015. Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing...
William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal frequently traded barbs during ABC News’ 1968 political convention coverage. Their on-air friction laid the groundwork for modern political punditry. Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images Contenders...