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Researchers believe the Lone Star tick is at the root of a troubling new meat allergy. Image by Lyle Buss A female Lone Star Tick sits on a blade of grass. Image by Kallista Images and Getty Images[/caption]One night in the summer of 2009, Jeremy...
American journalist Steven Sotloff, right, was reportedly killed by Islamic fighters Tuesday. U.S. intelligence analysts believe Sotloff was beheaded some time after another U.S. reporter, James Foley, was killed by the same militant group....
Estonia’s President Toomas Hendrik Ilves (L) and US President Barack Obama (2nd L) inspect a military honor guard prior to meetings at the Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, Estonia, September 3, 2014. Photo by Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty ImagesTALLINN...
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver visit a pre-K classroom in Manhattan in April. Thursday will mark the first day of free universal pre-K in the city. Photo by Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images According to one of...
CVS Caremark stopped selling tobacco products in all of its CVS pharmacy stores this week, ahead of a schedule announced earlier this year. Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Calmon1CVS, the nation’s second largest drug store-chain is discontinuing the...
New research finds that college graduates don’t just have trouble finding work, they also have trouble staying engaged. Photo by Flickr user MRehanThree years ago, sociologists Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa found that college students learn...