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Rita Jeptoo of Kenya kisses her trophy during her victory ceremony after winning first place and setting a course record in the women’s race of the 118th Boston Marathon. Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Rita Jeptoo, a...
A new study out of Australia has promising potential for patients across the globe who use cochlear implants. Photo by Flickr user ryanjpoole A new study outlines how gene therapy could reverse hearing loss and deafness. This may be music to the...
Washington is the first state to lose its waiver from the No Child Left Behind requirement. Washington was among the 43 states and the District of Columbia that the Department of Education freed since 2011 from sanctions placed on schools and...
A draft of the Declaration of Independence as prepared by Thomas Jefferson’s, features notes from Benjamin Franklin. The official version, which is on display in the National Archives, was handwritten by Timothy Matlack. Image from the Library...
People wait in line to enter Choice Career Fairs job fair at a convention center in Los Angeles, California. The number of first-time jobless claims rose more than expected last week. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The number of first-time...
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