In one sense, Barbie is already dead, cheerfully doomed to repeat the same pink day, devoid of food, conflict and sex.
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People might go to the movies to escape reality. Yet Barbie and Ariel choose to live in the world their audiences inhabit − and, in doing so, decide to die.
Researchers found that ex-entrepreneurs are “burning up upon reentry.”
Returning to a 9-to-5 job is more challenging than many expect.
The Supreme Court rejected President Joe Biden’s plan to eliminate $430 billion in student loan debt.
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The Supreme Court rejected President Joe Biden’s student loan program that aimed at delivering up to $20,000 of relief per borrower.
Ringworm is often easy to spot with its characteristic red rings on the skin.
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An aggressive, antifungal-resistant form of tinea, a contagious ringworm fungal infection, has appeared in the US, likely driven by overuse and misuse of antifungal medications.
Portland, Maine’s Rising Tide Brewery supports ‘economic development, LGBTQ+ rights, BIPOC equality … and stewardship of Maine’s natural environment.’
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And you thought you were just going out for a beer.
A still from the film ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ showing Russell Crowe as the real-life Vatican exorcist.
How did blockbuster horror films such as ‘The Exorcist’ help the church warm to the controversial ritual?
Willie Nelson’s face is as iconic as his voice, his songs and his beat-up old guitar.
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Willie Nelson is an icon who rose to the top of an industry by challenging it – showing that you can be a counterculture figure and activist while remaining as American as apple pie.
SVB encountered a perfect storm of high interest rates and fearful clients.
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SVB, as it’s known, collapsed with lightning speed following a run on its deposits.
Pathology analyzes bodily fluids and tissues using a variety of methods.
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Lab testing provides doctors with essential information to help them diagnose and treat disease. Here’s what happens behind the scenes after you roll up your sleeve for a blood draw.
In practice, adults don’t always value truth above all else.
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Kids need to learn when little lies are the right choice. But research suggests parents may not be clear in the messages they send about how they value the truth.
Markets reacted positively to Fed Chair Powell’s acknowledging “disinflation” is happening.
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The Fed lifted its benchmark interest rate just 0.25 percentage point following a series of much more aggressive rate hikes in 2022.
Louis Pasteur était un expérimentateur hors pair.
À l’occasion du bicentenaire de sa naissance, il est important de rappeler l’impact fondamental de Louis Pasteur : médecine, biologie… ont été bouleversées par son esprit curieux et ses expériences.
Questions remain about whether President Joe Biden has the authority to cancel student loan debt.
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A finance expert explains why President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program got blocked – and what’s next for student loan borrowers in search of relief.
A burnt area in Amazonas state, Brazil, Sept. 21, 2022. Fires in the Amazon are often set to clear land.
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Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva says he will end land clearance in Brazil’s Amazon region. But powerful forces profit from rainforest destruction.
People volunteer at a Native Alaskan voting station on Nov. 2, 2022 in Anchorage.
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Voter demographics and policy priorities are two recurrent, big issues on Election Day – but shifts in election administration and voting laws are new challenges influencing the midterms.
The U.S. government can’t do much about rising food prices, which are primarily caused by supply chain problems.
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Many voters say inflation is the issue that matters to them most as they head to the polls. The problem is, the people they choose can’t do much about it.
Louis Pasteur was a pioneer in chemistry, microbiology, immunology and vaccinology.
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On World Rabies Day – which is also the anniversary of French microbiologist Louis Pasteur’s death – a virologist reflects on the achievements of this visionary scientist.
Human connections can help people through difficult times.
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Academics and religious leaders address the role of faith and community in managing mental health issues in young people and society as a whole.
President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in the U.S. Capitol on March 1, 2022, among many lawmakers who may want his job.
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A combination of irrelevancy, powerlessness and derision is in store for a president who chooses not to run for reelection.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during the 2022 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations on Aug. 1, 2022.
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Policymakers often think of their decisions about nuclear weapons as moral, a nuclear ethicist explains – which is key to understanding their motives.