Seattle shipyard workers in 1919 as they walk off the job.
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On Feb. 6, 1919, half of Seattle’s workforce went on strike over a demand for higher wages. A labor historian explains why it matters 100 years later.
What to write to get that next grant?
Grant abstracts with more words, more complex language and more storytelling tend to earn more money – even if that's not exactly what funders say they'd want.
The New York district attorney dropped a financial fraud investigation of Ivanka Trump, left, and her brother, Donald Jr., right.
The investigations into the financial dealings of Donald Trump and his associates join a growing body of evidence pointing to lax enforcement of certain high-level financial crime.
Pope Francis speaking to cardinals Dec. 21, 2018 at the Vatican.
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Sex abuse by Catholic priests may be as devastating in many cases as sex abuse by a family member because of institutional betrayal, two trauma psychologists write. It calls for special measures.
Letusan Anak Krakatau menyebabkan tanah longsor bawah laut dan tsunami yang melanda Jawa dan Sumatra.
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Di Anak Krakatau, massa besar yang meluncur dengan cepat yang menghantam air menyebabkan tsunami. Jenis peristiwa ini biasanya sulit diprediksi.
An eruption of Anak Krakatau caused an underwater landslide and tsunami that struck Java and Sumatra.
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Research into volcanic activity in the waters off Indonesia shows how active this region is and how destructive landslide-caused tsunamis can be.
Maria Meza, a 40-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, runs away from tear gas with her 5-year-old twin daughters in front of the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico.
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Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.
Protesters stand outside the CBS shareholder’s meeting.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
An employment law expert explains why it's time CEOs had to follow the same rules and harassment policies as every other employee.
Catnip induces changes in cat behavior.
Catnip can induce changes in cat behavior. An expert argues that giving it to cats raises questions about human power and animal autonomy.
A worker answers a telephone in the office of pro-Brexit group Leave.EU in London, February 2016.
The history of Britain's vote to exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, is not a tale of populist resentment toward globalization. It is a top-down story of leaders and elite ideology.
A demonstrator holds a sign against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.
AP Photo/Pat Sullivan
A survey done of transgender people right after they read a story on the government's move to deny transgender identity shows the emotional impact that denying that identity can have.
View of Taichung City, Taiwan, behind a mosquito net.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes breed fear and suspicion, especially since the research happens behind closed doors, away from the public. Now scientists and architects are trying to change that model.
Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root interviews New Mexico State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn along Highway 652 near the Texas-New Mexico border.
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A recent survey found that Americans trust local media outlets far more than national ones.
Volunteering at a food bank is one way people feel rewarded by giving.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
How does being thankful about things in your own life relate to any selfless concern you may have about the well-being of others? A neuroscientist explores the gratitude/altruism connection.
Supreme Court justices stood with Brett Kavanaugh, his wife Ashley, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on the day of Kavanaugh’s investiture.
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With Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, many predict that the court will move to the right on issues from abortion to gun rights. But Supreme Court rulings are often not the last word on a matter.
President Donald Trump and other federal and state officials tour a mobile home and RV park on Nov. 17, 2018 in the wake of the Camp Fire.
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Forest management is not a cure-all for wildfires, although it can help reduce the chances of massive burns. Making this happen will require broad collaborative efforts and more money.
A Thanksgiving feast.
A behavioral scientist explains why people become vegans, why some meat-eaters find them so irksome and how scientists may be nudging us all toward a more plant-centric existence.
The women elected to the 2019 congress pose for a photo.
After a year of headlines and ousted CEOs, Congress has yet to pass a single piece of legislation on sexual harassment – let alone hold a hearing. That may change as lawmakers get to work in 2019.
Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
Harney County, Ore., sign.
Rural Westerners have been stereotyped as angry ranchers who hate government. But for every gun-wielding militia member, there are many others who work collaboratively to protect what they value.