Long time there: U.S. troops maneuver around the central part of the Baghran river valley as they search for remnants of Taliban and al-Qaida forces on Feb. 24, 2003.
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The Afghanistan War now has an end date: 9/11/21. Experts explain the history of US involvement in Afghanistan, the peace process to end that conflict and how the country's women are uniquely at risk.
Leeuwenhoek refined the magnifying glass, creating the world’s first microscope.
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Van Leeuwenhoek, who discovered bacteria, is one of the most important figures in the history of medicine, laying the groundwork for today's understanding of infectious disease.
Passengers board a plane in New York City on May 3, 2020. Air travel from such hot spots did not lead to surges to other cities, a study suggests.
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People are ready to travel, but health officials are advising against air travel. A recent study offers a surprising finding about whether planes spread COVID-19 from US hot spots last year.
Selain menyenangkan, video game bisa membentuk kemampuan di kehidupan nyata.
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Penelitian menunjukkan banyak manfaat sosial dan kognitif dari bermain video game
A memorial to the Asian American women gunned down at Gold Spa, in Atlanta, Ga., on March 18, 2021.
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Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Lack of trust in college leaders was particularly high.
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New research uncovers sizable gaps in how college students from different ethnic backgrounds trust the people in charge of their schools. Could a history of racism be to blame?
In addition to being fun, video games can build real-world skills.
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Research shows multiple social and cognitive benefits of playing video games.
It’s not clear exactly how many people believe or follow QAnon.
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How many Americans really have lost touch with reality?
Black-owned businesses have been shuttered at a higher rate during the pandemic.
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With fewer funds to fall back on, minority-owned enterprises have struggled in the recession. To make things worse, many are in sectors that have been badly hit by lockdowns.
The gravestone of John Keats in Rome’s ‘non-Catholic’ cemetery.
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Doubt can be uncomfortable. It is often tempting to jump to conclusions. But Keats counsels otherwise.
Indian farmers hold a protest on the outskirts of Amritsar in the northern state of Punjab.
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The term was first used in 1917 for a political agitation that Mahatma Gandhi launched against the British, on behalf of farmers.
Yachts, such as Roman Abramovich’s “Eclipse,” make up the biggest share of emissions for billionaires who own one.
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Billionaires have carbon footprints hundreds of times higher than the average American. Two scholars tried to put a number on it.
Ghana’s Supreme Court plays a key role in election disputes.
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The Ghanaian media decides how the public understands proceedings from the Supreme Court.
Benjamin Franklin learned over his lifetime how to be humble and open when he talked to and with people.
Benjamin Franklin spoke and wrote in ways that, if taken up now, could begin to erode the polarization of the current era.
Being a good mother depends on many factors, including the the bacteria in the mouse mother’s gut.
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Microbes can alter the minds of mouse mothers and disrupt their natural instinct to nurture their young.
Protesters oppose riot police during a rally in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny on January 31, 2021 in Moscow, Russia.
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Poisoning Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny didn't get rid of him. He survived the attack, and now the Kremlin must deal with a reinvigorated reform movement led by Navalny.
The U.S. banned travel from China early, but the late timing of other travel bans meant the coronavirus had other routes into the U.S.
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The results from an emerging study suggest governments should act quickly if they plan to impose travel bans – before the virus can spread widely to other countries.
Wouldn’t it be nice if one shot could protect you for life?
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You need a new shot every year because current flu vaccines provide limited and temporary protection. But researchers' new strategy could mean a one-and-done influenza vaccine is on the way.
Activist protest against ‘love jihad’ laws being proposed in India.
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India's most populous state has brought in a law to police interreligious marriages, known as the 'love jihad' law. Here is what that means.
‘Cancer Alley’ is an 80-mile stretch of chemical plants along the Mississippi River in Louisiana alongside many Black and poor communities.
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The US environmental justice movement dates back to the early 1980s, but federal support for it has been weak and inconsistent. Here are four things Biden's EPA can do to improve that record.