A volunteer distributes face masks in a rural California community in February 2021.
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Experiments in the US and Italy that observed people’s charitable choices found similar results: People tend to prefer to help local communities.
Representación artística, basada en evidencias científicas, de la explosión, que tuvo la potencia de 1.000 bombas de Hiroshima.
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Un día cualquiera de hace unos 3.600 años los habitantes de una antigua ciudad que hoy llamamos Tall el-Hammam se dirigían a hacer sus tareas cotidianas sin tener ni idea de que un meteorito helado volaba hacia ellos a una velocidad de unos 61.000 kilómetros por hora.
Defense set to claim that the three men accused over death of unarmed Black man were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
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Three men who pursued a black jogger who died of a shotgun wound in the confrontation claim they were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
The first reading of the Declaration of Independence in Boston, July 18, 1776.
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In the summer of 1776, Boston offered smallpox inoculation to everyone and required those who declined to leave town or stay in their homes.
Disasters can happen anywhere at any time. Be prepared.
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When a disaster strikes, you may be stuck for days without power or safe running water. Or you might only have time to grab a bag and go.
Artist’s evidence-based depiction of the blast, which had the power of 1,000 Hiroshimas.
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New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated a city near the Dead Sea 3,600 years ago.
Microschools gained in appeal to some parents during the pandemic.
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Microschools might be an attractive alternative to regular public schools that are wrestling with the pandemic, but they are mostly out of reach for low-income students, a researcher says.
Students with certain disabilities are at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
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The Department of Education is investigating whether state bans on mask requirements in schools discriminate against students with disabilities.
A Delta Health Center worker at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in rural Mississippi in April 2021.
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Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
Fantasy play, painting, playing made-up games and building with blocks are a few examples of free play.
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Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
Pour être protégé complètement de la Covid-19, le vaccin est le moyen le plus efficace.
Une infection par la Covid-19 entraîne normalement une immunité naturelle… mais pas toujours. Et cette immunité est moins fiable que celle due aux vaccins, une donnée importante face au variant Delta.
Infection from the coronavirus can produce weaker immunity than vaccination.
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COVID-19 vaccination produces a more consistent immune response than a past infection. With the delta variant, the difference in protection may be even greater.
Fireworks shows commonly celebrate the nation’s birthday.
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A scholar of early US history celebrates the country’s 245th birthday with six under-appreciated ideas about the founding document.
Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods in ancient cultures.
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In both ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, reflected images were thought to hold mysterious powers. Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods.
The 2020 film is the latest of many movie takes on this Catholic miracle story.
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The latest movie to take on this classic story sentimentalizes history in the name of inspiring religious devotion.
Kamu sudah pernah lihat Superman?
Kita tidak berdaya tanpa otak. Tapi kalau dipikir-pikir, sebenarnya bagaimana cara kerja otak?
Eugene Debs, at center with flowers, who was serving a prison sentence for violating the Espionage Act, on the day he was notified of his nomination for the presidency on the socialist ticket by a delegation of leading socialists.
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Free speech is a long American tradition – but so are attempts to restrict free speech. A First Amendment scholar writes about measures a century ago to silence those criticizing government.
The logos may have been printed too soon.
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Usually, companies use this power to secure financial benefits for themselves, such as tax or regulation relief. But increasingly, they’re using it for social causes as well.
View of the Friendship 9 students who protested against racial discrimination and were put in prison, Rock Hill, South Carolina, February 1961.
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A long-lost letter from prison by a civil rights activist provides a window on the pivotal role protesters in South Carolina played in fighting segregation.
Unwanted touching in the office is an all-too-common experience for women.
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A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.