Private college students graduate at higher rates, government statistics show.
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The 'free college' proposals being floated by 2020 presidential candidates don't include private colleges. A higher education scholar asks why, especially since privates have higher graduation rates.
With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the Sun’s blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before.
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Although the rings of Saturn may look like a permanent fixture of the planet, they are ever-changing. New analyses of the rings reveal how and when they were made, from what and whether they'll last.
Is a bottle of morning milk at night the equivalent of turning on all the lights at bedtime?
Breast milk contains ingredients in concentrations that change over the course of the day. Researchers think milk is chrononutrition, carrying molecular messages to help set a baby's internal clock.
Wall Street traders watch as Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks.
The Fed's decision to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 could lead to economic policies that are even more reckless.
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, California.
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Data released under FOIA shows that ICE is encountering more US citizens and more women.
President Donald Trump keeps trying to change immigration law and the courts keep blocking him.
The Trump administration has once again tried to change immigration law, this time enacting severe limits on the rights of asylum-seekers. An immigration law expert says only Congress can do that.
It’s true, research says.
While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Mars should be the next destination for humankind.
Americans need a new multi-decade Moonshot that will inspire several generations to shoot for the stars and pursue careers in space engineering and exploration.
Apa yang membuat keripik dan coklat terlihat begitu menarik pada waktu tertentu dalam satu bulan?
Dua minggu sebelum menstruasi, perempuan mungkin cenderung lebih banyak menginginkan cemilan manis dan keripik, meski tidak terdiagnosis PMS. Berikut penjelasannya menurut seorang Dokter Obstetri dan Ginekologi.
President Harry S Truman established the initial version of the National Intelligence Council.
The National Intelligence Council works inside government but is little understood outside. Yet it has helped respond to almost all the major foreign policy challenges of the last 40 years.
A study found that grocery shoppers who could change their orders were more likely to swap produce for junk food than the other way around.
Political fissures extend to the TV screen.
The programs that Americans of all political stripes like to watch seem to be united by a common theme.
What makes chips and chocolate so appealing at certain times of the month?
Women might find themselves reaching for sweets and potato chips in the two weeks before their period, even if they don't have a diagnosis of PMS. An OBGYN explains these cyclical food cravings.
Dalam aksi langsung ‘Aladdin,’ Mena Massoud membintangi Aladdin, sementara Will Smith berperan sebagai Jin.
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Walau 'Aladdin' 2019 adalah peningkatan besar dari versi 1992, ternyata ia masih mendaur ulang beberapa kiasan lama.
Most adults under 49 without kids must work 20 hours a week to get food stamps.
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When asked to donate money they had earned through participating in a study, average people tended to choose the less onerous requirements rather than big ones.
More than 40 lynchings have been documented in Maryland.
The first truth commission to research lynchings has been established in Maryland. It has the potential to educate the public about and support racial reconciliation. But it also faces obstacles.
Use of e-cigarettes is on the rise by youth. A recent study suggests that cartoons used in advertising the products may be contributing to the increase.
E-cigarettes are unsafe for children, but some e-cig companies are using cartoons, which have been shown to appeal to youth. Should restrictions be in place, as they are for traditional cigarettes?
In the live-action ‘Aladdin,’ Mena Massoud stars Aladdin, while Will Smith plays the Genie.
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While the 2019 'Aladdin' is a big improvement from the 1992 version, it still recycles some old tropes.
A worker recycling lead in a lead acid battery recovery facility.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Lead contamination is not just a problem for Flint, Michigan. It is an issue in many regions. One epidemiologist figured out how to measure past lead exposure using treasured biological samples.
Droplets rising from the Champagne vent on the ocean floor in the Mariana Islands. Fluids venting from the site contain dissolved carbon dioxide.
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Thousands of years ago, carbon gases trapped on the seafloor escaped, causing drastic warming that helped end the last ice age. A scientist says climate change could cause this process to repeat.