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True to his social network, Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that the he and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, will give $25 million to help prevent the spread of Ebola. Their donation will go to the Centers for Disease...
In his new book “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution,” Walter Isaacson outlines the most crucial inventions of the digital age. Judy Woodruff spoke with him recently and he explained how many of...
There’s a way to stay married for only eight years, not 10, and still collect divorcée Social Security benefits. Photo by Flickr user Morten Brekkevold. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional...
In the winter of 2003, the CIA received a disturbing bit of information. Al-Qaida, the intelligence said, was planning to strike the U.S. by hijacking a specific list of incoming international flights from France and other nations. The agency...
Arc of the Arts trains people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as professional artists. Offered a boost of confidence, an outlet for self-expression and platform for exposure, these artists refine their crafts and practice social...
A deadly disease has been wiping out West Coast starfish for more than a year. One place that has held off the disease the longest is Alaska. Researchers recently traveled there to search for new clues. Researchers inspect a Henricia spp. sea star...