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‘Miracle’ Flight Survivors Mark Decade of Thankfulness

‘Miracle’ Flight Survivors Mark Decade of Thankfulness

It’s been 10 years, but there isn’t anything Tripp Harris doesn’t remember about the cold January day.
Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico's Problems

Growing Opioid Crisis Adds to Puerto Rico’s Problems

Puerto Rico hasn’t been spared from the opioid crisis that has plagued the U.S. mainland— a problem that seems to have grown as a result of a devastating hurricane.
Most Memorable of the Trillion Photos Taken in 2018

The Most Memorable of the Trillion Photos Taken in 2018

What makes some images memorable and others easily forgotten? With so many in circulation, it’s difficult for any single photo to capture our attention and become a famed iconic image.
Where Are the Drones? Amazon’s Customers are Still Waiting

Where Are the Drones? Amazon’s Customers are Still Waiting

Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages. Where are the drones?
New Lander Will Add to Humans’ Long Fascination with Mars

New Lander Adds to Humans’ Long Fascination with Mars

InSight, the NASA lander, should provide our best look yet at Mars’ deep interior.
Democrats Take House Control, GOP Retains Senate

Trump’s Energy, Excesses Drove GOP’s Erratic Campaign

For Republicans, the sense the sky was falling formed since early this year.
When rulers’ sons continue a violent or corrupt legacy

When Rulers’ Sons Continue a Violent or Corrupt Legacy

A toxic mix of nepotism and abuses has defined several sons of the Arab world’s most infamous tyrants.
In Black Neighborhoods, Trump’s Economic Boasts Ring Hollow

In Black Neighborhoods, Trump’s Economic Boasts Ring Hollow

Data that counter the positive picture Trump often paints in campaign-style rallies before largely white audiences.
Supreme Court Moves Right, but How Far, How Fast?

Supreme Court Moves Right, but How Far, How Fast?

The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh as justice.
Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing: A Dramatic Lesson on Gender Roles

Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing: A Dramatic Lesson on Gender Roles

He let his anger flare repeatedly, interrupted his questioners and cried several times during his opening statement. She strived to remain calm and polite,...
Feds Seize Backpage.com, Websites in Enforcement Action

Side Effect of Trafficking Law: More Street Prostitution?

Crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry may have had unintended consequences.
What we’ve Learned About Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings

Shame, Fear: Survivors Explain not Reporting Sexual Assaults

Shame. Guilt. Embarrassment. Denial. Disgust. And fear — of losing a job, friends, colleagues, privacy, safety, even one’s life.
A Warmer World Makes Hurricanes Wetter and More Intense

A Warmer World Makes Hurricanes Wetter and More Intense

A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because...
‘Broken’ Economics for Preschool Workers, Child Care Sector

‘Broken’ Economics for Preschool Workers, Child Care Sector

There's a dire child care workforce crisis amid a booming U.S. economy.
Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

They moved across decades and changes and navigated a culture that their younger selves.
Maine’s Senator Susan Collins to Vote Against Republican Health Care Bill

McCain Helped Build a Country that no Longer Reflects his Values

Arizona Sen. John McCain – scion of Navy brass, flyboy turned Vietnam war hero and tireless defender of American global leadership – a scholar of American politics.
Sex Scandals Fester at Unhealthy Organizations

Sex Scandals Fester at Unhealthy Organizations

When sex-abuse cases dominate headlines, a familiar pattern often emerges.
Climate change and wildfires – how do we know if there is a link?

Climate Change & Wildfires – How Do We Know if There is a Link?

The role of climate change is seldom mentioned in many or even most news stories about the multitude of fires and heat waves.
Robots Are Getting More Social. Are humans Ready?

Robots Are Getting More Social. Are Humans Ready?

Personal home robots that can socialize with people are starting to roll out. But are humans ready to invite them into their lives?
Who Chooses Abortion? More Women Than You Might Think

Who Chooses Abortion? More Women Than You Might Think

The abortion debate is at the center of U.S. political dialogue. But, who chooses abortion? More women than you might think.
Who is Q? Behind Conspiracy Theory Erupting at Trump Rallies

Who is Q? Behind Conspiracy Theory Erupting at Trump Rallies

Who is Q that is spreading like wildfire? What makes Q different and what does Q believe?
Americans in Blended Families Cope with Toll of Deportation

Americans in Blended Families Cope with Toll of Deportation

As the United States takes a harder line on immigration, thousands of families are fractured apart.
Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

There's a nationwide surge in the strength and popularity of the liberal movement’s farthest left flank.
Revisiting Jimmy Carter’s Truth-telling Sermon to Americans

Revisiting Jimmy Carter’s Truth-telling Sermon to Americans

On July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter called upon American citizens to reflect on the meaning and purpose of their lives together.
Boston Dynamics’ Scary Robot Videos: Are they for Real?video

Boston Dynamics’ Scary Robot Videos: Are they for Real?

If you’ve ever watched a YouTube video of a Boston Dynamics robot, you probably remember it. But you may not know what the videos leave out.
The Forgotten History of Memorial Day

The Forgotten History of Memorial Day

The holiday was Memorial Day, and this year’s commemoration on May 28 marks the 150th anniversary of its official nationwide observance.
Why does the American right hate Iran so much?

Why Does the American Right Hate Iran so Much?

Now that Donald Trump has finally backed out of the Iranian nuclear deal, the rest of the world is trying to understand the thinking that went into his decision.
Why Do People Risk their Lives for the Perfect Selfie

Why Do People Risk their Lives for the Perfect Selfie?

People have been wounded and have even died trying to take selfies. Animals and heights pose danger and have resulted in selfie fatalities. Then, why do people risk their lives?
The Lynching Memorial in Alabama Evokes Terror of Victims

EJI’s Lynching Memorial in Alabama Evokes Terror of Victims

The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration opened on the site of a former slave pen in Montgomery, seeks to explore slavery’s legacy.
Cosby’s Life of Achievement Stained by Assault Conviction

Cosby’s Life of Achievement Stained by Assault Conviction

His wildly successful stand-up concerts and albums, the smash hit TV shows, the immense comedic talent that gave him power to change pop culture — nothing is left unstained.
Barbara Bush Brought Plainspoken, Grandmotherly Style to DCvideo

Barbara Bush Brought Plainspoken, Grandmotherly Style to DC

The wife of the nation’s 41st president and mother of the 43rd brought a plainspoken, grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington.
In Age of #MeToo, Can There Be Forgiveness, Second Chances?

In Age of #MeToo, Can There Be Forgiveness, Second Chances?

Apologies men have made after being accused of misconduct during the #MeToo movement have fallen short of what’s needed for redemption.
Wayne Huizenga, a College Dropout Who Built a Business Empire

Wayne Huizenga, the Man Who Built his Fortune from Trash

His business empire included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation, and three professional sports franchises in Florida.
Gun Background Check System Riddled with Flaws

Gun Background Check System Riddled with Flaws

It only works if federal agencies, the military, states, courts and local law enforcement do a better job of sharing information with the background check system
The Complex History of ‘In God We Trust’

The Complex History of ‘In God We Trust’

The place of “In God We Trust,” and similar invocations of God in national life reflect a particular view of the United States, not a universally accepted “American way.”
How Sports Can Start a Movement

Method vs. Message: How Sports Can Start a Movement

Kaepernick and LeBron helped set a stake in the ground, declaring to athletes across all sports that their platforms could be used for more than fun and games.
Will the Unique Culture of Miami’s Coconut Grove Survive?

Will the Unique Culture of Miami’s Coconut Grove Survive?

But as new architecture goes up and its business district revitalizes, Miami’s oldest neighborhood, is at risk of losing its unique history and tropical culture.
King’s Words Still Inspire Nearly 50 Years After his Death

Martin Luther King’s Words Still Inspire Nearly 50 Years After his Death

More than a half-century later, in a world full of contentious politics, one of King’s memorable quotes remains relevant. It’s from his book “Strength to Love,” first published in 1963.
Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans are in a Quandary

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans are in a Quandary

Interviews across the polarized country as well as polling from Trump’s first year suggest people seek out various outlets of information, including Trump’s Twitter account, and trust none in particular.
President Trump Presidency is at Odds with Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Trump Presidency is at Odds with Martin Luther King’s Legacy

The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump’s presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump’s own making.
Why is El Salvador so Dangerous

Why is El Salvador so Dangerous? 4 Essential Reads

How did El Salvador become so violent? These four articles shed some light on the country’s complex crime problem. Spoiler: It’s not just about the gangs.
Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Rather than issues related to their work or families, respondents Americans are most worried about the “future of the nation” and the “current social divisiveness.”
Sandy Hook 5 Years Later: Find Meaning Out of a Senseless Tragedy

Sandy Hook 5 Years Later: Find Meaning Out of a Senseless Tragedy

Activism, charity sustain Sandy Hook families 5 years later. The Sandy Hook families have started various projects in memory of their family members.
Are 3-D Mammograms Really Better? US Puts Scans to the Test

Are 3-D Mammograms Really Better? Putting Mammogram to the Test

It’s the latest dilemma in a field that already vexes women with conflicting guidelines on when to get checked. Starting at age 40, 45 or 50? Annually or every other year?
Charter Schools are Among the Nation’s Most Segregated

Charter Schools Across the Nation Put Growing Numbers in Racial Isolation

The charter school movement born a quarter of a century ago has thrived in large urban areas, often aim to serve students who have been let down by their district schools..
Sex Cases Put Spotlight on Sex Addiction, But Is It Real?

Sexual Misconduct Accusations Put Spotlight on Sex Addiction, But Is It Real?

Is sex addiction a true addiction, a crime, or a made-up condition used by misbehaving VIPs to deflect blame or repair tarnished images?
How Trump Has Changed American Life

Beyond the Daily Drama and Twitter Battles, Trump is Altering American Life

The administration has left its mark in smaller ways, as well, rolling back or delaying Obama-era rules and regulations.
Anniversary of Konrad Reuland Tragedy Reminds Us of the Toll of Brain Aneurysms

Anniversary of Konrad Reuland Tragedy Reminds Us of the Toll of Brain Aneurysms

Reuland’s decision to check the organ-donor box on a driver’s license form, changed not only the course of Carew’s life but those of two other people who received Reuland’s liver and kidney.
How Russians Hacked the Democrats’ Emails

Inside Story: How Russians Hacked the Democratic Party’s Emails

AP drew on forensic data to report that the hackers known as Fancy Bear were closely aligned with the interests of the Russian government.
What John F. Kennedy 2,800 Records Released Revealed

Botulism Pills, the CIA, the Mob and President John F. Kennedy Assassination

The release of thousands of records relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy hasn’t settled the best-known, real-life whodunit in American history.
Gender Stereotypes Disadvantage Women Leaders

How a Job Acquires a Gender (and Less Authority if it’s Female)

Gender Stereotypes Disadvantage Women Leaders. Recent studies how how a job gets stereotyped and how gendered jobs harm us all.
Climate Change Before Our Very Own Eyes: Seas Rise and Trees Die

Climate Change Before Our Very Own Eyes: Seas Rise and Trees Die

The process has happened naturally for thousands of years, but it has accelerated in recent decades as polar ice melts and raises sea levels.
Chester Bennington's Life Crossed New Divides

Chester Bennington’s Life Crossed New Divides and Propped Mine with Music

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park ferocious lead singer singer, died at age 41 on July 20th, the day his close friend and Soundgarden Chris Cornell would have been 53 years old.
Economy and Security Overrule Environmental Concerns

Economy and Security Overrule Environmental Concerns

Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change according to a new: Reuters/Ipsos poll.
Global Warming, the Paris Agreement and the US Rolevideo

Global Warming, the Paris Agreement and the Role of the United States

What does the Paris pact mean for the rapidly heating Earth? Here's a guide to all things related to Global warming, the Paris Agreement and the US role.
Off-lease Used Cars Flooding the Market, Pushing Prices Down

Off-lease Used Cars Flooding the Market, Pushing Prices Down

For the U.S. auto industry, about 3.5 million vehicles will come off lease this year, after 3 million returned last year, according to Automotive Lease Guide.
What's Known and Not Known About Marijuana

What’s Known and Not Known About Marijuana

In a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, they also rounded up what is known.
Can Opioid Addiction Be Cured

Can Opioid Addiction Be Cured?

Nationally, the rate of opioid-related deaths increased from around 3 per 100,000 people in 2000 to more than 10 per 100,000 people in 2015.
How Rich Are You Really in a World Millionaires Don’t Consider Themselves Wealthy

How Rich Are You When Even Millionaires Don’t Consider Themselves?

The more money you make, the more you also have a need for more money – it’s like an addiction. What is the sign that you’ve “made it” according to global standards?
First 100 Days of Trump Administration: Highlights & Reversals

First 100 Days of Trump Administration: Highlights & Reversals

These are highlights & reversals of the first 100 days of Trump administration and a way to mark his milestone ranking what he has accomplished.
'Drain the Swamp' More a Trump Slogan than a Practice

‘Drain the Swamp’ More a Trump Slogan than a Practice

Trump also has brought scores of special-interest players into government and Democrats are skeptical he will ever deliver.
Paris' Champs-Elysees: A wide Boulevard With a Long History

Paris’ Champs-Elysees: A wide Boulevard With a Long History

Paris' Champs-Elysees has long served as a backdrop for historical dramas and is now a major draw for visitors from all over the world.
The Hyper-Partisan Era of Trump

The Hyper-Partisan Era of Trump

A poll was made where people were asked if they agreed or disagreed with statements Trump has made in recent years.
False ‘Corruption’ Claim About Hillary Clinton & American Uranium Rights

False ‘Corruption’ Claim About Hillary Clinton Over American Uranium Rights

Fact checking a False ‘Corruption’ claim about Hillary Clinton over american uranium rights that was spread by Donald Trump on the 2016 campaign trail.
People with Down Syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day

Down Syndrome: An Inspirational Disability

On the World Down Syndrome Day, let's get to know more about people with Down Syndrome. Not an illness, but a disability. How to help raise awareness?
Chuck Berry Influence on Rock 'N Roll Was Incalculable

Chuck Berry Influence on Rock ‘N Roll Was Incalculable

Berry also was the subject of countless essays and histories of rock music. A legend who crafted lyrics that spoke to young people of the day and remained fresh decades later.
When Will You Get Gouged by Your Car Insurance Company

When Will You Get Gouged by Your Car Insurance Company?

Knowing what's behind the data, your overall goal as a consumer should be to stay below the radar of your insurance company.
Lies, Propaganda and Fake News: a Challenge for our Democracy

Lies, Propaganda and Fake News: a Challenge for our Democracy

It has never been like this before. News sources are splintering and falsehoods spreading widely online. Can anything be done?
What It Takes to Truly Be ‘One of Us’

What It Takes to Truly Be ‘One of Us’

Debates over what it means to be a “true” American, Australian, German or other nationality have often highlighted the importance of a person being born in a particular country.
Trump Has Broken his Oath to God – and America

Trump Has Broken his Oath to God – and America

On Jan. 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office and swore that he would to the best of his ability “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
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