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The members-only area at the Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland will now be open to women. Photo by Lorna Baldwin/PBS NewsHour The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland voted to admit women today, by 85 percent...
A hose sits on a dead lawn in front of a house on July 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Drought conditions continue to worsen across California with San Diego approaching 1,000 days of drought. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesDespite...
The United States is providing $46 million in new security assistance to Ukraine’s military, but will not provide lethal aid against Russian separatists. Photo by Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The United States will provide $...
The White House ordered a national plan Thursday to fight the serious threat of antibiotic-resistant germs. Photo by Flickr user Sheep purple WASHINGTON — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack...
Archaeologist Jerry Spangler brought senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown Brown into Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon for a firsthand look at the ancient ruins. As a budding archaeologist in 1989, Jerry Spangler was amazed by what he saw in Utah’s Nine...
Scientists at the Center for Chemical Evolution are breaking apart early molecules to determine how RNA and DNA formed. Courtesy Science Nation/National Science Foundation How did life on Earth begin? It’s one of the biggest unanswered questions in...