Innocence puts you at risk in an interrogation room.
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Innocent people do confess to terrible crimes they had nothing to do with. Psychologists are investigating factors that contribute to false confession – including how well-rested a suspect feels.
A patrol in front of Notre Dame November 15.
The answer is complex. But part of it lies in the fact that French society is still uncomfortable with its diversity.
Pope Francis has called for European churches to open their doors to refugees like this Syrian boy.
Beginning with Exodus and the Holy Family's flight into Egypt, narratives of migration are at the roots of Catholicism, and the Catholic Church has long been a place of shelter for the dispossessed.
Telling Jeb Bush what matters in Las Vegas.
The truth expressed by #BlackLivesMatter is not a cliché. That's because for many Americans, black lives still don't.
Heart cells showing damage after a heart attack.
Stem cells hold great promise for treating heart disease. But it's not so simple to get from stem cell to fully functioning adult heart cell, even in the lab.
Why did people make their personal information so easily available to a company that facilitates cheating?
In the Ashley Madison hack were reports of 74,468 unique ".edu" email addresses. If people chose to use their .edu addresses, what does that tell us about awareness of privacy online?
What is behind Asian-American success?
Nicola Sapiens De Mitri
Asian-American kids are often viewed as high-achieving and smart. Does such a stereotype contribute to their academic success?
Today’s libraries are offering skill-building programs.
Traditionally, libraries provided a quiet space to read. Today's libraries are taking on new roles and helping young people gain 21st-century skills.
Six of the 17 declared 2016 Republican U.S. presidential candidates before the start of a forum August 3, 2015.
Wedge issues that have divided American voters for years are losing their edge.
How low can it go? The Hoover Dam in May.
As California enters another hot dry summer, policymakers from water and electric utilities are looking at ways to preserve these interdependent resources.
Freese Elementary first graders starting to paint a giant puppet with teaching artist Felix Diaz.
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Want kids to improve fluency in English language? Try dance and drama as teaching tools.
FDR gives an address.
The FDR Library
As Jeb Bush, the 11th declared Republican candidate enters the race for president, a look back at a secretive survey in 1935 that foreshadowed today's ubiquitous horserace polls.
No one’s a fan of nuclear waste. What if we could just recycle it all?
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Even the biggest proponents of nuclear power can't ignore 10,000 metric tons of spent fuel globally every year. What if we could recycle every last atom of nuclear waste?
Why did Penn State take so long to disclose the breach?
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The recent cyber attacks at Penn State have put personal information of 18,000 students in the hands of hackers. What should universities do to protect students' privacy?
Low-income teens are unable to participate in social media conversations of their wealthier peers.
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With low-income kids unable to participate in the social media conversations of their wealthier peers, a new form of digital inequity is emerging.
Astronomers from around the world identify their favourite images sent back to Earth by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Furious 7’s Paul Walker died in November 2013.
Paul Walker is only the most recent dead actor to appear on screen. But as the technology develops, what are the legal and ethical limits?
Alejandro G. Inarritu’s Birdman took home four awards, including Best Picture.
Indies to the rescue, the quiet power of foreign language films, Gen-X's crowning moment. All – and more – are covered by our experts, who weigh in on this year's Oscars.
Selma director and co-writer Ava DuVernay has crafted a new and important vision of an oft-examined era in our nation’s history.
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Hollywood films that depict American history deeply influence our sense of national identity. Films that portray Civil Rights and Black Freedom history are particularly important. Beyond entertaining moviegoers…
Fill it up with hydrogen.
In an effort to jumpstart adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles, Toyota Motors earlier this month made more than 5,600 patents available to other carmakers. A few days later, General Motors introduced…