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A United Nations report says that more young people between the ages of 10 and 24 are alive today than ever before, a demographic shift that both poses challenges and offers potential benefits. In its annual State of World Population report released...
Counselor Diego Osorio helps Addie Whitaker shop for health insurance as the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act opened today at the Greater Prince William Community Health Center in Manassas, VA on November 15, 2014. Photo...
Rosetta’s OSIRIS camera captured Philae’s bumpy landing on Comet 67P. Over half an hour, the camera snapped photos of the lander drifting over the surface, bouncing and drifting away. Photo courtesy: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/...
WASHINGTON — A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the U.S. government from releasing information to The Associated Press about how many birds are found dead at its...
Photo by Hero Images/Getty ImagesMore than 886,000 students came from foreign countries to study at U.S. colleges and universities during the 2013-14 school year, an 8 percent increase over the previous year. That included more than 274,400 students...
Photo by Flickr user Photo Phiend.WASHINGTON — A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the Supreme Court. The couple’s plea to be allowed to marry was being filed Monday. It asks...