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"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.
Humans first landed on the moon 50 years ago on July 20. Former astronaut Michael Collins was a member of the historic mission.
In defending the president's racist tweets, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy declared, "We are the party of Lincoln." NPR's Scott Simon contends President Lincoln would object.
Twenty states now require sexual abuse prevention education as early as preschool. Educators say it's up to adults to know the signs and symptoms of abuse — and teach behaviors that could prevent it.
Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads.
FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential "national security and privacy risks" to Americans.
An Alaska Native girl (<em>Molly of Denali</em>), an Andean boy (<em>Pachamama</em>), two half-brothers in Mesoamerica (<em>Victor and Valentino</em>): Three new animations feature Native people without bygone-era baggage.
Sue Monk Kidd's bestselling novel tells the story of a white girl taken in by a family of black beekeepers. The premise posed a welcome challenge for black Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.
Tennessee lawmakers passed a law to ban officiants ordained online from performing legal marriages in the state. But this month a judge said they can continue temporarily.
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change — heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons — to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.
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President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…
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The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was originally created after the 9/11 attacks.
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Bears, wolves and mountain lions are some of the fiercest predators on earth. But the human voice terrifies them all.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, nuts, soybeans, broccoli, cauliflower, and other…
President Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as his new Secretary of Labor. Eugene Scalia's father is the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, vegetables, nuts, and soybeans.
Our critics review the Netflix original "Secret Obsession," starring Brenda Song as a woman who wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack; "Into the Ashes," about an ex-con who…
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
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President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday, basking in chants of “send her back.”