Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his girlfriend Ciara arrive at a White House State Dinner in April.
Men might not wear purity rings, but some are pledging abstinence, too.
Time to move on: Shell’s Kulluk rig being rescued by Coast Guard in 2013.
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Did environmentalists force Shell to exit the Arctic? Not really. Blame economics and geopolitics first and foremost.
Boehner quits on Friday, September 25.
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.
Do the current stereotypes keep women from entering computer science?
Changing the design of a classroom can get more girls interested in computer science. Here's how.
Greenpeace is seeking to use investigative reporters to supplement its advocacy efforts.
NGO journalists can cover issues that go underreported by cash-strapped newsrooms. But are they more likely to violate journalistic principles?
Chatting up the party fateful.
In 1964, the John Birch Society pushed Barry Goldwater to victory in the Republican primary. The same could happen with the Tea Party and Trump this election cycle.
Letter from a Birmingham Jail - 1963
Jason C Tillmann
One year on from Ferguson, the message of Martin Luther King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail could not be more relevant.
A tipping point?
On July 6, the South Carolina Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. In the past white-on-black violence has led to real change - but under specific conditions.
Hamilton’s political enemies unduly tarnished his legacy.
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Alexander Hamilton's story is our story. It would be a mistake to remove him from the $10 bill.
Elephants examine tusk of poached brethren.
Using DNA testing, researchers find that most elephant poaching is happening in two spots – crucial information to stopping the flow of ivory out of Africa.
Recognizing death’s inevitability, people find comfort in their beliefs.
Why are atheists deemed as untrustworthy as rapists?
California has been inundated with stranded, hungry sea lion pups, a result of warm waters causing fish to move.
The "warm blob" of remarkably warm water in the Pacific is changing weather patterns and impacting marine life, providing clues to how ecosystems may change in a warmer future.
Forget evolution, just listen to the rocks.
Simon de Myle – Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat
If the biblical flood occurred just a few thousand years ago, that doesn't leave enough time for the geologic history we see in rocks and fossils.
Second-generation immigrant students have a unique advantage.
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A new study has found that second-generation immigrant kids have a unique advantage over first-generation or even third-generation immigrants.
There are fewer raised fists these days.
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The ranks of labor unions have been decimated over the last half century by outsourcing and anti-union campaigns. The result has been rising inequality.
Cyberbullying is becoming a serious problem on college campuses.
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Monica Lewinsky has given a name to her harassment 17 years ago: cyberbullying. New research shows just how widespread it is.
The composer’s irregular heartbeat may have influenced his music.
Unbalanced rhythms and sudden key changes in some pieces of music may be evidence that Beethoven had an arrhythmia.
A woman sniffs a glass of wine during a tasting event in Beijing.
China may not be poised for world domination in wine, but it’s industry has grown wildly in recent years, and it’s now producing some well-regarded vintages.
These documents have become less sought after among the ranks of the world’s highly skilled migrants.
The United States has always been known as a nation of immigrants and a top destination for scientists and other highly skilled professionals. That ability to attract the world’s most educated and innovative…
When all your appliances are internet-enabled, whose hands are holding the remote control?
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An ever-increasing number of our consumer electronics is internet-connected. We’re living at the dawn of the age of the Internet of Things. Appliances ranging from light switches and door locks, to cars…