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In the world of science, Harvard geneticist Pardis Sabeti is a rock star. She also fronts a guitar-heavy alternative rock band from Boston. Dr. Sabeti uses computer science to crack the genome of deadly viruses like Ebola. Her team produced...
Rachel Dolezal at The Today Show studios. Photo by Stephanie Keith/Reuters Rachel Dolezal — the woman who recently resigned from the NAACP after revelations that she was white and not black as many believed — told Matt Lauer Tuesday on “...
GWEN IFILL: Before the month is out, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision that could determine the fate of much of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare. That case, King vs. Burwell, will determine whether subsidies...
Sisters, nieces and daughters have stood in as first ladies for presidential bachelors. Photo by Flickr user Mike Mozart WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republican Lindsey Graham suggested his sister “could play” first lady if his long-shot...
After Hurricane Sandy hit Assateague Island National Seashore in 2012, parts of the park’s Bayside Picnic Area and nearby parking were swept out to sea with the rising waters and storm surge. A new study issued by climate specialists with the...
Iraqi volunteers from the Yazidi sect take part in a training camp at the Serimli military base, which is controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, in Qamishli, northeastern Syria on Aug. 16, 2014. They were training to help fight...