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Not long ago, PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien tested the effectiveness of brain stimulation by performing a tricky helicopter landing with — and without — a jolt to the brain. In a simulator at Ohio’s...
Officials told The Associated Press that Iran nuclear negotiations will move into a new phase that will aim towards a final agreement. Photo by REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks...
A Mobile Metrix agent asks survey questions of a resident in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo courtesy of Mobile Metrix Thiago Oliveira grew up in Morro dos Macacos, one of Brazil’s poorest neighborhoods in the coastal city of Rio de Janeiro. Fighting...
The United States is expected to pledge a cut in greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent. Photo by REUTERS/Jim Urquhart The Obama administration’s contribution to the treaty, which world leaders expect to finalize in December, codifies a...
Indiana Governor Mike Pence will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT to address his state’s controversial new religious freedom law. You can watch live in the embedded player above Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Tuesday will speak on his...
Wendy Thomas Russell’s book, “Relax, It’s Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re Not Religious” comes out today. Image by Dana Tezarr Secularism is on the rise. Between 2012 and 2014 alone...