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Ffoster, a Labrador retriever, waits for a command from researchers at a University of Pennsylvania lab. Image by Mori Rothman At the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia, Ffoster, a Labrador retriever, is hard at work. The dog sniffs...
Information about the Affordable Care Act, also translated in Chinese, is displayed during a healthcare enrollment fair in San Francisco in March. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Language and cultural issues, along with immigration concerns,...
Amtrak named 24 writers who will receive an Amtrak Residency to write on board a train during a long-distance ride. Photo courtesy of Amtrak For some, writing is best tackled in solitude. For others, linguistic discoveries are best made with a...
India’s space agency successfully sent a spacecraft into Mars’ orbit on Wednesday. India’s low cost spacecraft mission to Mars entered the Red Planet’s orbit Wednesday, following a 414 million mile journey that lasted over 10 months. It...
Soaring deer populations are proving dangerous to airports and plane pilots. Photo by Flickr user Larry Smith WASHINGTON — Long the bane of gardeners and unwary motorists, soaring deer populations are also nuisances for airports and threats to...
Abu Qatada, pictured here in 2013 with an escort during his deportation from Britain, was acquitted of terrorism charges Wednesday in Jordan. Photo by UK Home Office A Jordanian court today found radical cleric Abu Qatada not guilty of conspiring to...