Molly Tuttle is a rising star in American roots music.
From the pre-Roe years to today, country musicians have written about the realities of life with restrictions on reproductive rights.
The use of the letter x as a mathematical unknown is a relatively modern convention. Algebra has been around for a lot longer.
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How did the letter x get its enduring role as a symbol of the unknown? A mathematician explains why it’s hard to say for sure.
Trump supporters and protesters gather peacefully outside the Miami federal courthouse on June 13, 2023.
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Since Facebook removed online hate groups and individuals from its platform, extremist groups are increasingly organizing in more discreet ways.
Astrud Gilberto backstage at New York City’s Birdland Jazz Club in 1964.
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During the only major performance she gave in her home country, Gilberto was booed.
Stewart Rhodes, leader of the Oath Keepers, is just one member of a group that seeks to engage in violence against the U.S. government.
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The founder of a violent anti-government group has been sent to prison for seditious conspiracy. Experts explain what that means.
Approach all information with some initial skepticism.
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Generative AIs may make up information they serve you, meaning they may potentially spread science misinformation. Here’s how to check the accuracy of what you read in an AI-enhanced media landscape.
Barbara Kingsolver’s protagonist, Demon, is much more than his drug habit.
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is just one of many artists from Appalachia who are probing the crisis in their work, while taking pains to ensure that it doesn’t define the region and its people.
A new federal regulation will set national limits on two ‘forever chemicals’ widely found in drinking water.
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The Biden administration is finalizing the first federal limits on two compounds, PFOA and PFOS, in drinking water. These so-called ‘forever chemicals’ have been linked to numerous health effects.
Is trying to pay zero taxes ok?
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A House committee released details of Trump’s tax returns from his time in office – and they show he paid zilch in 2020.
Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi, is chairman of the House select committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
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The US select congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol has wrapped up its nearly two-year probe of that day’s violent but unsuccessful insurrection.
Members of the Oath Keepers stand in front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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The historic conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and one other co-defendant for seditious conspiracy has implications for free speech and the future of the militia movement in the US.
Halloween in Korea is celebrated primarily by young adults.
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Halloween was virtually nonexistent in South Korea until about a decade ago. But commercialization is taking popular holidays to unlikely places across the globe.
Kindergarten students in 1952 race out of school in Los Angeles, eager to celebrate Halloween.
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From its origins as a Celtic pagan ceremony to its celebration of all things gruesome and ghoulish today, Halloween has been reinvented over the centuries.
Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox were found guilty by a federal jury on charges related to a 2020 plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Witmer.
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Two men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 have been found guilty. Their backgrounds and the trial itself raise concerns about the role of extremism in America.
Muslim refugees sit on the roof of an overcrowded coach railway train near New Delhi, trying to leave India after the 1947 Partition.
On the 75th anniversary of India’s partition, scholars from the US, Canada, France, UK and Australia write about their favorite book or film that best explains the trauma of a violent division.
When students are prepared for the newness of college life, their well-being is better off.
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Starting college after finishing high school is an exciting phase of a student’s life. But students need to prepare for the new challenges college brings.
PFAS, often used in water-resistant gear, also find their way into drinking water and human bodies.
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These chemicals are now present in water, soil and living organisms and can be found across almost every part of the planet – including 98% of the American public.
Students with the Muslim Consultative Network’s summer youth program gather on the steps of New York’s City Hall on Aug. 14, 2013, to speak out against Islamophobia.
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In examining media coverage of Muslims over a 21-year period, in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, scholars found that articles mentioning Muslims were far more negative than other faith groups.
Ukrainians walk in the besieged city of Mariupol, where there are reports of a possible chemical attack.
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There are unconfirmed reports that Russia has used chemical weapons in Ukraine. Syria’s recent chemical weapons use offers context for understanding this tactic. Chemical weapons terrify civilians.
Un avión de la Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos realiza un lanzamiento de prueba de una bomba B61-12 en diciembre de 2021. Esa bomba puede alojar una cabeza nuclear para su uso en tiempos de guerra.
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Tanto los arsenales rusos como los estadounidenses cuentan con miles de armas nucleares, situadas en diversos lugares de sus propios países y, en el caso de Estados Unidos, también en Europa.