Can negotiators in Paris get a hit?
The UN climate talks in Bonn last week left many key issues unresolved, creating big challenges for forging a global deal in Paris later this year that would avert the worst effects of climate change.
A chaotic traffic jam chokes the Nigerian coastal capital Lagos.
The fact that businesses cannot accurately calculate the cost of doing business in Nigeria because of corruption makes them jittery.But it doesn't mean Nigeria is more corrupt than any other country.
Bonn in June: just a few steps away from the big show in Paris later this year.
It's pledge season: countries are beginning to submit carbon reduction commitments for the Paris climate talks later this year. What's the US doing and can it meet its targets?
Hiroshima, August 6 1945, and Nagasaki, August 9 1945.
From the air and on the ground: the reporters who told the HIroshima and Nagasaki stories to the American public.
Microsoft’s CEO hopes Windows 10 is his hero moment.
Satya Nadella hopes he can do with Windows 10 what Bill Gates managed to do with Windows 95 almost 20 years ago.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate after the Supreme Court upheld the law in a 6-3 vote at the Supreme Court in Washington June 25 2015.
Meaningful insurance coverage, access to health care and costs were problems before King v Burwell and are still problems today.
US First Lady Michelle Obama visits a centre in Botswana that supports young people affected by HIV. Botswana has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world.
This study appears to be the first causal evidence that formal education and reduced HIV infection rates go hand in hand.
The ACA lives.
The Supreme Court has upheld health insurance subsidies for states using the federal marketplace. Experts weigh in on what the decision means.
Does training relentlessly and regularly lead to greatness?
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Parents want to simultaneously support and push their kids. But when it comes to sports, this mentality can backfire in subtle ways.
Canadian Artillery gunners read the Victory issue of the Maple Leaf newspaper in Germany after Germany surrenders.
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As we commemorate Memorial Day, the drama behind the headlines announcing Germany's surrender in World War II.
Making things happen in Philadelphia
New research shows how cities are tackling the issues usually dealt with by states and the federal government
Witness Carlos Arredondo (L) and bombing survivor Karen Brassard (R) walk out of the courthouse after Tsarnaeve’s sentencing.
All of Boston was traumatized by the attacks on the Boston Marathon in 2013. A legal scholar suggests that this meant the man accused of the bombing could not receive a fair trial here.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in a handout photo.
REUTERS/U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters
Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces the death penalty for his actions. A panel of scholars weighs in on the jury's decision.
Bullying and suicide are both significant public health concerns for children and adolescents, and we need to understand the link between the two.
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We may assume that people who are bullied are at risk of suicide. But are the youth who engage in bullying behavior at risk of suicide too?
Astronomers from around the world identify their favourite images sent back to Earth by the Hubble Space Telescope.
PARCC could improve learning through personalized instruction.
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As senators begin revising No Child Left Behind, a new standardized test, PARCC, is being adopted by states to help prepare students enter college.
The corporate tax wrecking ball may fall hardest on workers.
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It may sound ironic, but eliminating corporate income taxes is a progressive idea that would lift wages, investment and the economy.
Jimmy Carter meets with Senator Edward Kennedy in the Oval Office in 1977.
President (1977-1981 : Carter). White House Staff Photographers.
Ted Kennedy, long idolized as the Lion of the Senate, miscalculated badly when he challenged incumbent Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination. The results haunt liberals to this day.
Support in career development can move people into better jobs.
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The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, which comes into effect this summer, aims to provide access to quality career development programs for people of all age groups.
Nevada Democratic Senator Harry Reid has announced his retirement.
In his long career, retiring Senator Harry Reid earned the grudging respect if not admiration of his worst political enemies.