The FitzPatrick nuclear plant in Oswego, New York will receive state subsidies to continue operating through 2029.
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A nuclear engineer makes the case that nuclear power plants are important resources and should receive economic rewards for providing steady supplies of carbon-free electricity.
Racewalkers turn a corner – keeping one foot on the ground – during the women’s 20-km event at the 2012 London Olympics.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
Does it make sense to target female athletes with high testosterone levels? Caster Semenya competes in the women’s 800-meter semifinal during the London Olympics.
Some women naturally produce high levels of testosterone. Why is this innate condition treated differently from other conditions that potentially enhance athletic performance?
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations.
The Fox News CEO was a poster boy for journalistic conflict of interest, an executive who crossed the line between unbiased coverage and political activism with ease.
People at The Churchill Tavern in New York City react to the Brexit vote.
The Brexit is on, shifting the political landscape in Europe. Scholars from Cornell, Pennsylvania State and Colorado State universities comment on what it means for U.S. foreign policy and investors.
Supreme Court upholds affirmative action at University of Texas.
Jose Luis Magaua/Reuters
In the Fisher case judgment, the Supreme Court has reminded institutions to assess race-neutral policies. But evidence shows race-neutral policies could worsen racial inequalities.
Obama weighs in on Brexit.
Polls show voters are beginning to lean toward leaving the EU, so it's time to brush up on what will happen if there's a Brexit – and why it matters on this side of the Atlantic.
Perhaps your career path is paved with big data.
Most industries tap into big data these days – meaning more and more jobs are opening up in this field. Here's some background on the skills and qualities you'd use as a modern big data professional.
Racing drones in flight.
The Drone Racing League
If, like auto racing, drone racing becomes a long-lasting sport yielding financial rewards for backers of winning teams, might new technologies find their way into commercial and consumer products?
Are genetically engineered crops safe for human health and the environment? A new report says yes but points out problems and regulatory gaps. Three members of the study panel offer their takeaways.
Prince fait une apparition surprise durant un épisode live d’« American Idol » en 2006.
Avec Prince meurt un génie de la musique, mais également un précurseur dans la rébellion contre l’industrie musicale et ses majors.
Prince makes a surprise appearance during ‘American Idol’’s 2006 finale.
By confronting powerful record companies and streaming services, Prince paved the way for other musicians to demand artistic freedom and their fair share of profits.
For years, Talese’s subject, Gerald Foos, spied on his motel guests.
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When Gay Talese signed a confidentiality agreement with a motel-owning voyeur, he got access to the voyeur's journals and secret viewing perch. But he also allowed the spying to continue for over a decade.
How can more kids be interested in science?
A 'leaky STEM pipeline' keeps many women, racial and ethnic minorities as well as adults from low-income families from pursuing STEM careers. How early do these leaks begin?
An artist’s representation of how different people are involved in bullying.
Edmonton Public Schools
Research shows that teachers either overlook bullying behaviors or even endorse them.
The Brussels Airport begins reopening with new restrictions in place, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Pool.
The U.S. and France responded to terrorist acts by passing surveillance laws. What could Belgium learn from their example?
Many viewers can’t look past the fact RT America is being funded by a country that severely limits press freedom on its own soil.
With the collapse of Al Jazeera America, there may be a case for RT America as a purveyor of progressive, alternative journalism.
Will the new education law help the most vulnerable kids?
The ESSA, or the Every Child Succeeds Act, was considered to be a welcome replacement of the No Child Left Behind law. However, scholars point to some disturbing provisions in the new law.
Who has your personal data, and how secure is it? Do you even know?
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How should we address growing concerns about information security without denying society the benefits big data can bring?
Not these guys, but Kentucky’s coach will get $50,000 extra after his Wildcats beat Texas A&M to win the SEC.
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is a huge money-maker, but you wouldn't know it from the coverage on TV.