New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered state agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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States are folding the social and economic costs of burning fossil fuels into their electricity policies, giving utilities a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse emissions.
President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019.
President Trump vetoed Congress' rejection of his emergency declaration. That brings the constitutional confrontation closer to the Supreme Court and a potentially destabilizing outcome.
President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to build a wall.
The constitutional conflict between Congress and President Trump over his emergency declaration has potential to undermine centuries of checks and balances between the two branches of government.
Father and child stand outside closed National Air and Space Museum in Washington, Jan. 2, 2019.
The government shutdown provided a short-term version of what some activists have long wanted: A government small enough so that you could 'drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.'
Which is the right map for you?
If you want to really learn your way around a new place, paper maps still trump digital options.
Applying nitrogen fertilizer to corn at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, a research site in Michigan.
Fertilizer is a key source of nitrogen pollution which fouls air and water worldwide. Current regulations target farmers, but focusing on producers could spur them to develop greener products.
Africa’s higher education sector could benefit from public-private partnerships.
In Africa's education sector, public-private partnerships have been largely limited to infrastructure developments and the provision of education.
Main Standfirst: Según los investigadores, los estereotipos negativos sobre la capacidad de las niñas para estudiar carreras científicas podrían desanlentarlas de estudiar estas.
Los estereotipos podrían desalentar a las niñas a estudiar carreras STEM, pero la investigación sugiere varias formas en que los padres y maestros pueden ayudar a cambiar las cosas
Researchers found that families who send their children off to college face an increased risk for foreclosure.
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The odds of foreclosure double for families who send their kids off to college, according to two researchers who say their findings show a need for new ways for Americans pay for higher education.
Niños jugando en la colonia Indian Hills cerca de Alamo, Texas.
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Uno de los mayores focos de pobreza en EE. UU. se da en las comunidades de la frontera entre EE. UU. y México, conocidas como colonias. Estos asentamientos carecen de infraestructuras básicas.
Children play in the Indian Hills East Colonia near Alamo, Texas.
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One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
Atty. Gen. Elliot Richardson swears in William D. Ruckelshaus as his deputy. Both men later resigned rather than carry out Nixon’s order to fire the Watergate special prosecutor.
Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.
Names of victims of the Rwandan Genocide in Kigali.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
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American Sikhs have been the target of many racist attacks. An expert explains the Sikh faith and its history in the United States.
A woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal on Monday, July 2, 2018.
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Heatwave deaths this summer make it clear: climate change is a severe public health threat, and those who live alone are at greatest risk.
Students at the American Memorial School, Tabriz, 1923.
There was a time when Iran and America were friends. Americans founded schools there, helped Iran handle financial crises and trained the country's first generation of doctors. Could that happen again?
De acuerdo con un nuevo estudio, los estudiantes multilingües han progresado de forma constante en los últimos años.
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Informes aseguran que el progreso académico de los estudiantes multilingües se ha 'estancado', pero los investigadores hallan nuevas razones para ser optimistas sobre su rendimiento académico.
Multilingual students have made steady progress in recent years, new research shows.
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Despite reports that multilingual students' academic progress has 'stalled,' researchers find new reasons to be optimistic about how they are faring in US schools.
Negative stereotypes about girls’ ability can discourage from them pursuing careers in math and science, researchers say.
Stereotypes may discourage girls from pursuing STEM careers, but research suggests several ways that parents and teachers can turn things around.
Federal guidance on race is college admissions is changing.
The Trump administration recently announced it will reverse several policy memos outlining how colleges and universities can use race as a factor in admissions. Will diversity on campus take a hit?