DNA is a trove of personal information that can be hard to keep track of and protect.
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Both Macron and Madonna have expressed concerns about genetic privacy. As DNA collection and sequencing becomes increasingly commonplace, what may seem paranoid may instead be prescient.
Kids say they have felt ignored amid policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic that seemed more focused on the fates of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues than keeping schools open and safe.
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Making room for the input of children and adolescents in responses to the next pandemic would help maintain their health, education, well-being and more.
Rapes, torture and killings have all been reported from Bucha, Ukraine, where soldiers and investigators look at charred bodies lying on the ground.
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An expert on rape during war examines the emerging evidence from Ukraine that Russian soldiers raped Ukrainian women and explains the role rape plays in conflicts.
Un soldado ucraniano deambula por una vía férrea junto a los cuerpos de soldados rusos muertos en las afueras de Irpin, Ucrania, el 1 de marzo de 2022.
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Al ejército ruso le ha ido mal y al ucraniano le ha ido bien, desafiando las predicciones de los expertos sobre la guerra en Ucrania. ¿Pueden los cuentos infantiles ayudar a explicar esta diferencia?
Apollo Beach, Fla., averages 3 feet above sea level, with many homes directly on the water.
We asked 680 Florida real estate agents what they’re seeing in the market. Here’s what they said.
A Ukrainian soldier wanders down a railway past the bodies of dead Russian soldiers on the outskirts of Irpin, Ukraine, March 1, 2022.
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The Russian army has fared poorly and the Ukrainian military has fared well, defying experts’ predictions about the war in Ukraine. Can children’s fairy tales help explain the difference?
A Ukrainian soldier on March 9, 2022, waits for a train in Lviv that will take her to the front line.
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In Ukrainian history and culture, women enjoyed independence and agency. The presence of women fighters in the war now is no surprise.
Russian-made goods will likely cost more in Western liquor stores if most-favored-nation status is removed.
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The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
Sandy Hook families aimed to hold the makers of the guns used in the shooting responsible.
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While it’s a victory for the families of the victims, the settlement leaves a key legal question about the gun industry’s liability shield unanswered.
Women wearing burqas wait for free bread outside a bakery in Kabul on Jan. 24, 2022.
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The Taliban’s recent abduction of 40 people, and gang rape of eight women, has not captured Western media attention. But activists inside Afghanistan point to worrying levels of violence.
Stewart Rhodes must stay behind bars until his trial.
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About 10% of the Oath Keepers are active-duty military, and around two-thirds are retired military or law enforcement.
Some stars travel at high speeds through the universe and sometimes leave spectacular clouds of dust and gas in their wake.
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Hypervelocity stars were discovered only 15 years ago and are the closest things in existence to real shooting stars. They travel at millions of miles per hour, so fast that they can escape from galaxies.
Mailboxes are increasingly becoming the scene of a crime.
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A cybersecurity research group has been tracking a significant rise in the number of stolen checks being sold on sites like WhatsApp and Telegram, which often results in stolen identities.
So far in 2021, there have been over 200 school shootings.
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With school shootings in 2021 at the highest they’ve ever been, experts on the topic offer advice about what to do about it.
Ethan Crumbley being arraigned on charges including murder.
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Disturbing online posts and written messages were purportedly left by Ethan Crumbley in the days running up to deadly school shooting.
Debris at the site where an SUV plowed into a Christmas parade.
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At least five people were killed and many more were injured after an SUV crashed into a Christmas parade. A terrorism expert explains how vehicles have been weaponized.
Police officers wear body cameras in Oakland, California, on Dec. 4, 2014.
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Police body-worn cameras increase disciplinary action against officers and reduce racial bias against citizen complainants, according to a recent study.
The public often assumes that scientists are atheists. The reality, however, is more complex.
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Two sociologists conducted interviews with atheist scientists and found that their views on religion are not as strident as the public perceives. Some even go to church.
Ceci n'est pas un Magritte.
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Three tobacco-flavored cartridges and a vaping device have been approved by the FDA for sale in the US. It comes after a decadelong debate over e-cigarettes.
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The secret recipe came from Arthur Dee, 17th-century alchemist and royal physician to the Tsar.