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WASHINGTON — Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans’ health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at...
A CDC scientist uses a pipette to transfer H7N9 virus into vials for sharing with partner laboratories for public health research purposes. Under new steps announced Friday, the CDC will now review lab procedures before transferring materials from...
An Israeli tank rolls near Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip on July 11, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would not bow to world entreaties to stop a ferocious military campaign against rocket fire from the Gaza...
Using numerical models, mathematicians can help farmers grow strawberries for less water in the parched Parajo Valley. Photo by Flickr user Sharon Mollerus Farming takes more than sunshine, water and good soil. It takes math. Mathematicians are...
The House voted Friday to permanently renew a once-temporary tax break, known as bonus depreciation, that allows businesses to write off the costs of equipment or property. The tax credit allows, for instance, agricultural producers to reduce their...
In his new film “112 Weddings,” Doug Block revisits nine couples whose weddings he filmed over the course of two decades. Documentary filmmaker Doug Block never really intended to make a movie questioning the very institution of marriage. Twenty...