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Feed corn at the John N. Mills & Sons farm in Hanover and King William Counties of Virginia. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDAWASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant...
Townhouses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Photo by Flickr user aidaneus. For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e...
City workers wear green t-shirts warning of Ebola as they prepare to clean the streets in the centre of the Liberian capital Monrovia on September 6, 2014. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty ImagesThe entire country of Sierra Leone will shut down...
Listen to the AudioRICK KARR: Marijuana grower and retailer Andy Williams can barely keep up with the demand for his product these days. He says he can’t imagine a more exciting and lucrative industry to be in right now. But the buzz is all coming...
President Richard M. Nixon welcomes back to Earth the Apollo 11 astronauts, left to right, Commander Neil A. Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr., who were within a compact...
According to a new study, Hispanic-Americans tend not to trust digital media outlets for news and rely on ethnically focused media outlets for information pertinent to their community. Photo by Flickr user brownpau While Americans are consuming news...