Nearly 100 scholars and health care professionals are urging women to limit their use of acetaminophen during pregnancy.
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Tylenol has long been considered a go-to medication for low to moderate pain and for fever reduction, even during pregnancy. But mounting evidence suggests that it is unsafe for fetal development.
As October begins, the Supreme Court opens its new term.
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The big case is about abortion, but there are other very important issues before the Supreme Court – including gun rights and government funding for religious schools.
Thousands of the satellites orbiting Earth are small – like this cubical satellite seen here being released from the International Space Station.
In the past decade, the number of satellites in orbit has skyrocketed thanks to tiny electronics and cheap launches. The crowded night sky is posing problems for astronomers and astronauts.
Temperatures in normally warm Texas plunged into the teens in February 2021, knocking out power for a population unaccustomed to cold, with deadly consequences.
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Counter to what you might expect, events like the February cold wave that froze Texas can actually become more likely with global warming.
Hujan lebat dan banjir ekstrem yang dialami Inggris bagian utara pada 2015 telah membahayakan banyak nyawa.
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Bencana yang berhubungan dengan air terbukti sangat merusak. Penulis utama laporan IPCC memperingatkan bahwa krisis iklim dapat membuat peristiwa ekstrem tersebut lebih sering terjadi.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan had better equipment, training and funding than the Taliban.
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It may be attractive to think that promoting democracy in occupied foreign countries is an appropriate moral and effective path for restoring security and stability. But it’s not accurate.
Las lluvias extremas y las inundaciones como las que sufrió el norte de Inglaterra en 2015 pueden poner vidas en peligro.
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El impacto del cambio climático en los fenómenos extremos relacionados con el agua es cada vez más evidente, advierte un autor principal del nuevo informe.
Extreme downpours and flooding like northern England experienced in 2015 can put lives at risk.
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Water-related hazards are exceptionally destructive, and the impact of climate change on extreme water-related events is increasingly evident, a lead author of the new report warns.
¿Volverá la cultura de la oficina?
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La vida organizacional se basa en las relaciones, y las relaciones necesitan proximidad. Quizás lo que los trabajadores buscarán será mayor flexibilidad.
When people are held in jail, they’re likely to accept quick release – even if it means admitting to something they didn’t do.
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While guilty people are more receptive to plea offers, innocent defendants can also see pleading guilty as an attractive option.
Lead in pipes can contaminate the water supply, resulting in poisoning.
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Three experts explain a few aspects of American infrastructure that desperately need investment.
Illuminating recent Supreme Court rulings.
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Religion was a common theme in some of the cases to come before the nine justices in the recently concluded Supreme Court term. Three experts help explain what is at stake.
The Supreme Court has tended to side in favor of religious rights.
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In an unanimous decision, the nine justices said the city of Philadelphia was wrong to exclude a Catholic agency from its adoption programs.
Some workers aren’t that excited about a return to the office.
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A divide is growing between workers and management over the return to the office and other issues.
Many mothers struggled without child care during the pandemic.
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President Biden wants to use his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan to shore up child and home care. A scholar explains why that kind of care is just as critical as roads and bridges.
The American Dream and Promise Act, also known as House Resolution 6, would create a path to citizenship for immigrant ‘Dreamers’ – but it has to pass the Senate first.
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The House passed a bill creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children. Here’s what you need to know about the Dreamers and DACA.
Is Sen. Marco Rubio, espousing a polished populism, the future of the GOP?
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Donald Trump’s ticket to the White House was a coarse version of populism. Will his successors in the GOP be different – or simply present a more polished version of his antagonistic rhetoric?
Many of the people who broke into the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 carried cellphones, which can be tracked, and posted photos of their activities on social media.
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Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.
Militia members associated with the Three Percenters movement conducting a military drill in Flovilla, Ga., in 2016, days after Trump’s election. After his 2020 defeat, Three Percenters were involved in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
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A leaked database shows at least 10% of the far-right Oath Keepers militia is active police or military – people professionally trained in using weapons and conducting sophisticated operations.
Llevar las vacunas a zonas rurales y de difícil acceso es fundamental por razones éticas y de salud pública.
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Hasta ahora, las únicas vacunas COVID-19 autorizadas para su uso deben mantenerse congeladas. Pero hay muchos lugares en el mundo que no pueden mantener una cadena de suministro en frío.