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(Photo by Flickr user Saad Faruque) The mental workout of constantly balancing two competing vocabularies makes it easier for bilinguals to process information, according to a new study published in Brain and Language on Wednesday. The research,...
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Ralph Peer, seen here in the 1930s, popularized the genres of country, blues, jazz, gospel and Latin. His story begins in the era of the wind-up crank cylinder and ends in the age of color television. Photo courtesy of the Peer family archives...
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According to the Innocence Project, the average amount of prison time served by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of a crime and later exonerated is thirteen years. PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke to exoneree Drew Whitley....