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An employee wipes a TV screen in a shop in Moscow Thursday during the broadcast of President Vladimir Putin’s televised question and answer session with the nation. Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images For a long time, Russian President...
Oregon Public Broadcasting asked Alison Roper, the principal dancer at Oregon Ballet Theatre, to perform in public spaces around Portland. Video by John Rosman/OPB Alison Roper, one of several principal dancers at Oregon Ballet Theatre, is retiring...
How can fish hover in the water, slowly swimming in place, but turn on a dime and dart away from predator? Aerospace engineer Michael Philen and his team at Virginia Tech are studying how a fish’s muscles, nerves and the shape and flexibility...
Attorney General Eric Holder told hundreds of Kansas City, Kan. mourners Thursday that all Americans stood with their community after three people were killed at two Jewish facilities, in what local and federal authorities have called a hate crime...
The Djingarey Berre Mosque is one of three UNESCO World Heritage mosques in Timbuktu, Mali. The wooden spikes serve as scaffolding for workers to smooth new layers of mud onto the structure. Photo by Marco Dormino/U.N. mission in Mali When Islamist...