A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with blood on his hands protests outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 8, 2018.
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Saudi's crown prince approved the killing and dismemberment of a Washington Post columnist in 2018, the Biden administration says. So how can the US still see the Saudis as good partners?
Laws and policy are being made in Washington – both inside Congress and out.
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The idea that Washington, DC is paralyzed by gridlock rests on half-truths about the legislative process and a basic misunderstanding of how contemporary policymaking works.
Relik Santo Valentinus dari Terni di basilika Saint Mary di Cosmedin.
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Hari Valentine berawal dari perjamuan untuk merayakan pemenggalan satu, atau mungkin dua martir Kristen pada Abad Ke-3. Butuh perjalanan panjang sebelum menjadi hari perayaan yang romantis.
Frequent social media use does not necessarily equate to addiction.
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People often worry about whether they may be addicted to digital devices, but addiction to a substance is far different from the habitual behavior that typically underlies digital usage.
Getting vaccinated often means pre-registering, then registering, then arranging an appointment and standing in line.
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Getting pharmacies more involved could be a game changer, particularly for reaching minorities, older adults without internet access and others left behind.
Wetlands bear the brunt of much storm damage to the coast. But over the past 300 years, 85% of the world's wetland area has been destroyed.
La exposición a la contaminación del aire puede ser más importante para el desarrollo de la enfermedad de Alzheimer de lo que se creía.
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Los diminutos contaminantes del aire conocidos como PM2.5, emitidos por vehículos, fábricas y centrales eléctricas, no son sólo un peligro para los pulmones. Un estudio encuentra mayor reducción de la masa cerebral en mujeres mayores expuestas a estas partículas.
The Wi-Fi symbol, like the technology it represents, has become ubiquitous.
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Wi-Fi has become a fundamental part of modern digital life, but its foundation is the same as the technology that allowed your great-grandparents to listen to their favorite radio programs.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol.
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Teachers shouldn't avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens.
Activists wave flags in front of the U.S. Capitol to demand that Congress pass cannabis reform legislation on Oct. 8, 2019.
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A cannabis decriminalization bill approved by the House is a sign from Congress that sentiment around the drug is evolving, but it misses a chance to regulate marijuana for the good of all Americans.
Air pollution exposure during mid to early life may be more important to developing Alzheimer’s disease than doctors realized.
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The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.
Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin has been confirmed by the Senate as the next secretary of defense.
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President Joe Biden's nomination of a recently retired general to lead the Pentagon required an exception to federal law.
‘Going To Church,’ N.C. Wyeth (1941).
Archival photograph, Brandywine River Museum library, Edward J. S. Seal Collection.
It was less about their asceticism and more about rejecting the world they had fled.
People in Los Angeles picked up boxes containing nutritious food in April 2020 as food insecurity surged.
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Not having enough to eat is a major public health concern, not only because it causes hunger and distress, but also because it’s linked to poor nutrition and unstable diet patterns.
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt signs an official tally of the Electoral College votes from the 2016 presidential election, in January 2017.
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Five scholars explain different aspects of the history, workings and effects of the Electoral College.
Many students lack the technology and parental guidance to complete homework remotely during the pandemic.
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When homes become classrooms, things like a lack of technology and a quiet place to study take an even bigger toll on student achievement, new research finds.
‘Tug-of-words’ posts debating the merits of socialism versus capitalism are all over social media platforms.
An analysis of social media commentary about socialism versus capitalism shows that people are talking past each other, but some are engaging in more nuanced discussions as well.
People have information on how they’ll vote, but also about how others in their community may vote.
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People know a lot about their friends and neighbors – and pollsters can learn from that information, if they ask.
Distributed power generation, such as this fuel cell installation, requires new ventures to work with energy regulators.
A study points to one way to speed up adoption of innovations in clean energy technology – more flexibility among state regulators.
This confocal microscope image shows the face of a week-old zebrafish.
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Recent studies using CRISPR to fast-track genetic studies into human disease genes appear flawed.