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Telegram sent to the family of Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte confirming their son’s death in the Battle of Normandy. Students are researching the heroes of World War II for a hands-on history project. They found love letters, pictures, death-...
School children shake hands with India’s former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam during Children’s Day celebrations. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA) – RTXAKPW GAUHATI, India — Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, known as the father...
Marek’s disease virus is fatal for industrialized chickens, especially baby chicks. A new study shows the vaccines for Marek’s disease give the virus an evolutionary boost. Photo by Christopher Kimmel/Getty Images The deadliest strains...
Actor Bill Cosby speaks at the National Action Network’s 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards Gala in New York on April 6, 2011. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters Yesterday, in the culmination of a six-month project, New York Magazine...
Migrants wait to cross the French border from Italy on June 17 in Ventimiglia, Italy. Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images CASERTA, Italy — She is 32 and demure, with a poise that belies the image of a woman who was enslaved for five years in a...
U.S. President Barack Obama comments on recent statements by Republicans as he and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn hold a news conference after their meeting at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. Photo...