A baby chimpanzee enjoys his food.
Most of us have heard of the dangers of deforestation but there are other more subtle ways that human beings can endanger monkeys, apes and lemurs.
Despite intimidation both current and historical, American voters turned out in near-record numbers on Nov. 8, 2022.
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Any behavior reasonably calculated to dissuade a person from participating in an election is intimidation.
Vladimir Putin has written and spoken about how Ukrainians and Russians are ‘one people.’
Studies on Ukraine going as far back as the late 1990s and early 2000s showed that the country’s population was connecting less and less with Russia.
Bumblebees at work, dotted with pollen.
Bees offer insights into many scientific questions, from cooperating in close quarters to strategies for finding food.
You know they’re waiting, just anticipating … for CBO figures they don’t yet possess.
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Five Democrats are refusing to vote on a signature bill until the Congressional Budget Office delivers its full cost estimate. For a small agency, the CBO can hold a lot of legislative sway.
Working together to figure out where to eat.
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New research suggests individual bees are born with one of two learning styles – either curious or focused. Their genetic tendency has implications for how the hive works together.
Zambia’s daliance with cigarette manufacturing is a cautionary tale for other African countries.
As Zambia’s case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act in March 2017 was just one of many to undo the health law.
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Efforts to undo Obamacare went far beyond grass-roots activities, with new research showing that contributions by businesses were significant. Does this signal a change in the political process?
A Malawi boy sits among drying tobacco leaves in 2014.
The tobacco industry claims that tobacco- growing is essential to the livelihoods of millions of small-scale rural farmers in Malawi, Zambia and Kenya. Research shows that’s untrue.
Shao Fei lights a cigarette on a Beijing street in 2015 as a co-worker looks on. Shao said at the time that higher taxes on cigarettes would lead him to stop smoking.
Tobacco taxes have been shown to curtail cigarette smoking. Why aren’t more countries, including the US, implementing them effectively?
From hospital waiting lists to suicide rates, here’s how cuts affected health in Ireland and Greece.
Many former NFL players face the future with despair: the years after retirement can include an array of physical and financial woes.
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The cascade of woes that have befallen former NFL players has stunned fans and casual observers. Former NFL stars Junior Seau and Dave Duerson committed suicide. All-pro Warren Sapp went bankrupt after…