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George Zimmerman listens to testimony from forensics animation expert Daniel Shoemaker during his trial in Sanford, Fla. on July 9, 2013. Pool photo by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty ImagesGeorge Zimmerman, the Florida resident who was...
The number of Americans with food allergies, to peanuts for example, is growing at a rapid rate, says Dr. Kari Nadeau, director of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford University. Several weeks ago, I took my two sons to a...
Secretary of State John Kerry, right, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during their meeting in Geneva in March. Kerry will meet Lavrov and Russian President Vladimir in Socki, Russia, Tuesday. Photo by Evan Vucci/Pool...
NASA’s Curiosity rover captures a Martian sunset. Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Last month, NASA’s Curiosity rover captured a blue sunset on the Red Planet. The sight was poetic enough to inspire the rover to quote T.S. Eliot...
Listen to Wo Chan read the poem “My Mother’s Bra.” Poet Wo Chan, photo by Cameron Blaylock The first thing Wo Chan ever wanted to be was a magician. Now a poet, Wo, who prefers the pronoun “they,” uses language to make other...
The Senate on Tuesday will begin debate on a new trade aggrement. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid for new trade agreements faces big tests in Congress this week, mostly from his fellow Democrats...