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Arc of the Arts trains people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as professional artists. Offered a boost of confidence, an outlet for self-expression and platform for exposure, these artists refine their crafts and practice social...
In the winter of 2003, the CIA received a disturbing bit of information. Al-Qaida, the intelligence said, was planning to strike the U.S. by hijacking a specific list of incoming international flights from France and other nations. The agency...
There’s a way to stay married for only eight years, not 10, and still collect divorcée Social Security benefits. Photo by Flickr user Morten Brekkevold. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional...
A deadly disease has been wiping out West Coast starfish for more than a year. One place that has held off the disease the longest is Alaska. Researchers recently traveled there to search for new clues. Researchers inspect a Henricia spp. sea star...
Rashima Melson lived for most of the last three years in a Washington D.C. shelter – known as DC General – before graduating as valedictorian from Anacostia High School in June. As the nation struggles to address an upsurge in homeless...
A modern gavage feeding process. Photo by Wkipedia user Jérôme S. In a victory for animal rights activists, the U.S. Supreme court dismissed Tuesday a challenge to the California law that outlaws production and sale of foie gras. Plaintiffs Canadian...