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Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among the U.S. military. Three studies look at how past trauma influences those suicide rates. Photo by Karen Gleier/Getty Images Military members who experience trauma prior to enlisting are more at risk...
What if a website could spot a global health crisis before health researchers could?  One may be up to the challenge. HealthMap is an open-source network that is constantly collecting  information from news reports, health officials, social media...
History has a way of surprising us – even 100 years later. In author Eugene Rogan’s forthcoming book, The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, Rogan writes about a small and relatively unknown prisoner-of-war camp called...
Nearly a century ago, some 1 million lions roamed the wild across Africa and Asia. Today, due to a combination of poaching, disease and habitat loss, the species is teetering on the brink of extinction, numbering about 30,000, according to a...
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio HARI SREENIVASAN: For more about this we are joined once again tonight from Washington by Douglas Ollivant. He is a Senior and National Securities Studies Fellow at the New America Foundation and a partner at Mantid...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed into law $10.8 billion in temporary funding for highway and transit construction. The bill the White House says Obama signed Friday will keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May, when lawmakers...