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Garrison Keillor performs at Fort Tuthill in Flagstaff, Arizona. Keillor is the star of public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” which celebrated its 40-year anniversary on the air earlier this month. Credit: A Prairie Home...
WASHINGTON — The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said “...
Debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shown in a field on July 17 in Grabovo, Ukraine near the Russian border. A series of unanswered questions that remain about the downing of the flight reveals the limits of U.S. intelligence-gathering, the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: The U.S. State Department recently convened its first oceans conference, bringing scientists and political leaders from around the world to address the many threats to the world’s oceans, including...
In July of 2012, coronal mass ejections (CMEs) came close to hitting Earth, which could have left millions without power and trillions in damage. Credit: NOAA Two years ago, the worst solar storm in almost two centuries tore through Earth’s...
Americans are a small step closer to accessing less-expensive specialty drugs known as biologics. The Food and Drug Administration for the first time accepted an application for the approval of a copycat “generic” version of the brand name drug...