Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and his wife, Nadine Arslanian Menendez.
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The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez is full of lurid details – hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash stuffed into clothes among them. Will they tank Menendez’s career?
The Potomac River spills over Great Falls west of Washington, D.C..
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When water warms, it holds less oxygen, and this can harm aquatic life and degrade water quality. A new study finds that climate change is driving oxygen loss in hundreds of US and European rivers.
Striking United Auto Workers picket at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., shortly after midnight Friday, Sept. 15, 2023.
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When unions amass large sums of money to parcel out to workers, it can give them more leverage in negotiations with employers.
Une exposition prolongée à une chaleur élevée peut être mortelle.
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Le corps humain surchauffe plus tôt que prévu lorsque la températures et le taux d’humidité augmentent de concert, ce qui n’est pas sans conséquences dans un contexte de changement climatique.
This microscopy image shows the retina of a mouse, laid flat and made fluorescent.
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Visualization is an essential part of the scientific process. Advances in imaging have enabled eye-opening discoveries, not only for scientists and researchers but also for the general public.
While Black and Hispanic workers made up 14% and 19% of the population in 2021, they made up only 9% and 8% of the STEM workforce.
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Diverse teams can not only solve engineering problems more effectively, but the outcomes tend to be more inclusive, as a geographer and feminist scholar explains.
Math problems take on new meaning in this class that combines rhymes and verse with math instruction.
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A math professor explains how he prepares future teachers to use poetry in their math instruction.
A woman tries neurotechnology equipment during Tech Week in Bucharest, Romania, in May 2023.
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More invasive devices have prompted new debates about privacy and freedom. But it’s important to keep in mind that other technologies already sense and shape our thoughts, a neuroethicist argues.
UFOs usually have non-extraterrestrial origins, but many have urged the government to be more transparent about UFO data.
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Whistleblower allegations that the government possesses UFOs may not be backed up by public physical evidence, but some argue that listening for extraterrestrial life is the first phase of contact.
Mexican migrant workers harvest parsley on a farm in Wellington, Colo.
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Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the US, with workers exposed to vehicles, chemicals and heavy equipment. Women working on farms face another risk: sexual assault.
Outdoor workers face higher risks on hot, humid days.
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The biggest risks aren’t always the biggest numbers on the thermometer – humidity gets dangerous faster than many people realize.
Thanks to streaming services, mobiles and tablets, managing a sick child’s screen time has taken on a new dimension.
Symptoms of heatstroke include a throbbing headache, dizziness, confusion and nausea.
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As temperatures rise in the US, so does the incidence of heat-related deaths, including heatstroke.
President Joe Biden claps for Evan Gershkovich at the White House correspondents’ dinner.
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American journalist Evan Gershkovich is being detained in Russia. But recent US-Russia prisoner swaps indicate his release is possible.
Certain state laws are banning the instruction of critical race theory.
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Scholars examine how state laws that restrict lessons on race could affect students and educators.
An eastern box turtle crossing a rural Pennsylvania road.
A newborn bison calf in Yellowstone National Park had to be euthanized after a visitor handled it in May 2023 – a recent example of how trying to help wild animals often harms them.
‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ comes out in theatres on June 30. The fifth in a series over 42 years, many of its originating ideas are taken from 19th-century racist archaeology. Will this iteration be different?
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The final Indiana Jones movie is coming out June 30. The fifth in a series over 42 years, many of its ideas are taken from 19th-century orientalist and racist archaeology.
Medicaid helps millions of low-income Americans get health care.
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The health coverage program’s enrollment soared during the three years after March 2020 due to temporary policies adopted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Satu perbedaan antara siput dan keong: Siput memiliki cangkang.
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Anggota keluarga moluska ini mungkin lambat, kecil dan berlendir, tetapi mereka adalah bagian tak terpisahkan dari ekosistem.
Celebrating International Yoga Day on the beach in Miami Beach, Fla., in 2022.
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A scholar of yoga and meditation explains how yoga is part of humanity’s global heritage and what can be learned from its long and complex global history.