Pope Francis sits during the traditional greetings to the Roman Curia at the Vatican in December 2018.
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Pope Francis is meeting bishops for a global summit to discuss sexual abuse by clergy. Such a response, says an expert, is part of a past pattern, unlikely to bring a lasting change.
Many parents object to vaccination for religious reasons, while others may file for exemptions for convenience.
Recent measles outbreaks show the dangers of not vaccinating – and the importance of vaccination. Is there a way to accommodate those religiously opposed to vaccination and minimize other exemptions?
What you had before sways what you eat next time – but only if you remember.
What you remember of your last meal affects when and how much you eat next time around. Neuroscientists have now identified neurons in the brain's hippocampus that are crucial to this process.
Solar workers on the job in Oregon.
Multiple studies have found the overall impact on labor markets to be minor, even if some workers will need new career paths.
Demonstrators march down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Dec. 8.
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A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
Some police reform efforts encourage stations to hire more educated officers.
Officers with college degrees were significantly more likely to pull over drivers for less serious violations, search drivers or their vehicles and make arrests on discretionary grounds.
Voters in Nevada voted to boost their state’s renewable energy target.
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But many new governors and members of Congress intend to take action on climate change.
A woman walks past Robert Graham’s sculpture, ‘Dance Door,’ in Los Angeles, 2015.
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A well-known scholar of violence against women describes her own harrowing assault – and how the #MeToo movement changed her professionally and personally.
A protester is arrested by Capitol Hill Police during the Kavanaugh nomination.
A polarized electorate is divided into tribal camps that demonize each other. That's the setting for the upcoming midterm elections. If the US continues down this path, democracy will suffer.
Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp.
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Beneath the surface, this traditionally conservative state is closely divided.
Man and machine.
Artificial intelligence and data analytics are transforming the practice of law.
Does your body give away if you’re lying or not?
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It would be great to know for sure when someone is lying and when someone is telling the truth. But no technology that purports to do so is foolproof.
Staying in school improves your chances of a healthy future.
New data underscore that adults with no high school diploma or GED are at the greatest risk for the leading causes of disease and death.
There’s a chill in the air these days.
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The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.
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Investigaciones sobre la práctica de solicitar a los clientes que donen su vuelta sugieren que no provoca rechazo y que hasta podrían aumentar las ventas de los comercios que lo hacen.
High tides, whipped in by Hurricane Hazel in 1954, shattered boats and buildings in Swansboro, N.C.
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As Hurricane Florence is expected to pound the Carolinas with significant flooding, an insurance expert explains how the program designed to help the millions affected recover.
Un plato principal de carbohidratos y proteínas complejos es importante para el almuerzo de los niños; se puede complementar con frutas, vegetales y agua.
Una buena nutrición es clave para el aprendizaje, pero a menudo es difícil preparar un almuerzo saludable. Aquí van algunos consejos nutricionales y organizativos.
Como dijera Mark Twain, “Viajar es un ejercicio con consecuencias fatales para los prejuicios, la intolerancia y la estrechez de mente”.
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La globalización ha hecho más viable visitar lugares lejanos y es cada vez más fácil sentirse en casa mientras estamos en el extranjero. Pero viajar aún tiene muchos beneficios para el turista.
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Checkout charity research suggests that it can boost sales and doesn't ward off customers who don't contribute.
A statue in Port-au-Pirnce honors Jean-Jacques Dessalines’ legacy as a Haitian revolutionary. Now, a renamed Brooklyn street does, too.
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A renamed Brooklyn street celebrates Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a Haitian slave turned president. For centuries his legacy was tarnished by allegations that Haiti's revolution led to 'white genocide.'