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Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates, left, Cambridge Police Sgt. James Crowley, center, and President Barack Obama drink beer in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 30, 2009. President Obama has not shied away from adding his...
SeaWorld says it is expanding the tanks that house its killer whales. Photo by Flickr user Abi Skipp SeaWorld will build bigger and better environments for killer whales, the star attraction of the marine amusement park chain, the company said...
Borrowing a page out of nature’s handbook, a team of researchers at Harvard University have developed a fleet of miniscule robots that can arrange themselves into complex configurations without the use of a core artificial intelligence. Equal parts...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, seen in this 2013 photo in Houston, was indicted by an Austin grand jury Friday. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a...
There’s been little change over the past eight years in the percent of women on corporate boards. Photo by Flickr user Kern.justin. Editor’s Note: More women than men earn college degrees, and increasingly, advanced degrees. Notably,...
Babe Ruth poses in the visitors dugout in Cleveland in this 1927 photo. The beloved baseball player died from cancer on Aug. 16, 1948. Photo by Louis Van Oeyen/Western Reserve Historical Society/Getty Images From a doctor’s perspective, one of...