The Democratic candidates discussed health care a lot – but not healthy food.
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The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.
Transportation and food are two major contributors to household emissions.
The typical American's annual household carbon footprint is over five times the world per capita average.
A man looks at a prescription drug bottle. Many Americans will chronic conditions report rationing their drugs because of cost.
Presidential candidates and the current president have all talked about ways to lower drug costs, but experts know it is going to take more than politics to change how drugs are priced in the US.
Graffiti bullheads carved on the temple walls.
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Visitors to these sites had one particular religious ritual that may strike some as strange: they carved graffiti in important and sacred places.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon currently chairs the Business Roundtable.
A group of America's most powerful CEOs said companies should no longer merely focus on maximizing shareholder wealth. A business professor explains why it's not a big deal.
People take part in a memorial for the victims of a shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
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White nationalists in the US and Europe are appropriating the language of environmentalism.
Is there still time to reach the ‘off’ button?
Legal bans and moratoriums on other emerging technologies need not be permanent or absolute, but the more powerful a technology is, the more care it requires to operate safely.
Hendrix’s version of the National Anthem combined reverence and revolution.
Before an exhausted crowd, Hendrix fused protest and horror with patriotism and optimism.
La députée LREM Laetitia Avia, à l'Assemblée nationale, end écembre 2018.
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Des femmes noires ayant combattu les nazis pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale aux femmes aujourd'hui impliquées en politique, le premier combat est celui de la légitimité.
Like any other travelers, Muslim pilgrims review their hajj trips on sites like TripAdvisor — usually with extreme enthusiasm.
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Hajj pilgrims looking online for advice about their upcoming pilgrimage to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, may not find TripAdvisor so useful.
Injuries from firearms are a leading cause of death for American children and teens.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
Families can use their EITC to improve their housing.
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The Earned Income Tax Credit was established in 1975 to reduce payroll taxes and help with rising prices for low-income families. Today, it could help poor families with housing.
SNAP benefits help millions of families put food on the table.
With Congress rebuffing efforts to cut benefits, the White House is trying to change the rules.
Some pitchers are convinced the balls are being messed with behind the scenes.
Recent changes to the ball seem to be juicing hitters' stats. But could other factors, like the climate and advanced analytics, also be playing a role?
Not a doctor’s domain.
Doctors in the US and UK are being urged to act as immigration officials. But doctors are resisting.
Charter boat Capt. Dave Spangler holds a sample of algae from Maumee Bay in Lake Erie, Sept. 15, 2017.
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Scientists are predicting major algae blooms in Lake Erie and large dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico this summer. Nutrient pollution from industrial corn farming is a major driver.
Don’t call it a comeback.
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Recent advances in technology and new trends in commercial air travel could make supersonic flight economically viable. But regulations will have to change first.
When it comes to a terminal diagnosis, how can families talk about the unthinkable?
While 92% of adults feel that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, only 32% have actually done so.
A research assistant demonstrates an app designed to document what takes place in special education classrooms.
A professor of information discusses how an app she developed can help solve the problem of schools failing to report when students are restrained or secluded.
Higher education remains a significant challenge for refugees.
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Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.