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An aerial view of the center of Tyrone, Mo, where a young girl called authorities after hearing gunshots late Thursday. Photo from Google Earth. Seven people were shot dead in rural Missouri before an alleged gunman turned his weapon on himself in a...
A few months before his death in 2003, Fred Rogers recorded this video message for those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” This message was one of the last things he recorded in the WQED studio, according to the...
Almonds are shown. Photo by Getty Images. “I have a life-threatening allergy to nuts.” That’s the line I use most often in restaurants. Simply asking that a dish be made without nuts, or informing a waiter that I have an “allergy,” isn’t enough....
Photo by Paul J. Richards/Getty ImagesThe Affordable Care Act is once again before the Supreme Court. On March 4, the justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the validity of tax subsidies helping millions of...
Face it, we hate change. We like our eggs not too runny, our chairs angled at just the right height, and our politics in sync with our beliefs. But most days we must adjust to overcooked eggs, tilting chairs and political gridlock at nearly every...
New research from Tel Aviv University recently suggested that unconscious teacher bias discourages girls in the classroom from studying math and sciences later in life. Here’s another reason to read science stories to your daughter at bedtime...