People carry photos of soldiers who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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The Japanese attack on a US naval base on Dec. 7, 1941 set in motion a series of events that transformed the United States into a global superpower. Will Donald Trump bring that era to an end?
NASA Earth Science Division operating missions, including systems managed by NOAA and USGS.
NASA Earth Observing System
A retired rear admiral warns President-elect Trump against cutting NASA's Earth observations, which provide essential data for weather forecasters, businesses, scientists and the armed forces.
Will China be the first to genetically enhance future generations?
Regulations, funding and public opinion around genetically enhancing future generations vary from country to country. Here's why China may be poised to be the pioneer.
Trump supporters celebrate on Nov. 8, 2016.
The pundits and polls got it wrong. Here's why.
Facebook has received a lot of scrutiny since the presidential election.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
All indications are that voting was not subject to a cyberattack.
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Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
Protestors hold a sign outside the state’s Capitol, in Bismarck, North Dakota.,
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A scholar explains what makes landscapes sacred in Native American religion and why there needs to be a better understanding of the ties to the land.
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When human contact is cut off, the brain begins to act in strange ways to preserve its sanity.
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Back in the early 1900s, if you felt a bit sluggish you could reach for a beverage enhanced with radioactive elements to really add some pep to your step. It wouldn't be a healthy choice, though.
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe protest construction of an oil pipeline near their reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
What is the months-long North Dakota Access Pipeline protest really about? A Native American scholar connects the dots to environmental justice and the legacy of U.S. colonialism.
There’s more to it than political beliefs.
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Social scientists investigate when and why liberals and conservatives mistrust science. The apparent split may be more about cultural and personal beliefs than feelings about science itself.
There’s little left of the Trump legacy in Atlantic City.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.
The guided missile destroyer USS Barry deploys to sea from Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.
Experiment design affects the quality of the results.
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Embracing more rigorous scientific methods would mean getting science right more often than we currently do. But the way we value and reward scientists makes this a challenge.
How long should voters have to wait? Hartford, Connecticut in 2012.
Republicans want voter ID laws. Democrats want more access to the ballot. Why do we have to choose?