An invasive lionfish at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.
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One of the most damaging invasive species in the oceans has breached a major barrier – the Amazon-Orinoco river plume – and is spreading along Brazil’s coast. Scientists are trying to catch up.
Hurricane Florence, seen from the International Space Station in 2018. Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.
Current forecasts suggest a warm tropical Pacific will be interfering with what could otherwise be a ferocious Atlantic hurricane season.
Showing you’re listening is a critical part of fraught discussions.
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Researchers have identified ways to have more productive conversations – even when you’re talking to someone who holds an opposite view.
Demonstrators lift Israeli flags and LGBTQ pride flags during a protest against the proposed judicial overhaul in Tel Aviv in May 2023.
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LGBTQ rights are not the main issue bringing Israeli protesters to the streets, but they do symbolize the country’s stark divide.
Despite the promise of drugs that can help people shed pounds, healthy lifestyle choices are still key to overall health.
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Anti-obesity medications are becoming the go-to treatment for weight loss. But drugs alone may not provide the same benefits as lifestyle choices like exercise and a healthy diet.
While the Roy siblings are shielded by their wealth, the show’s music chips away at their armor.
Composer Nicholas Britell festoons earnest Romantic music with sounds that gleefully desecrate it, underscoring the show’s emotional core: a lust for power joined by immense self-loathing.
Russian security forces take measures near a damaged site following a drone strike on May 30, 2023.
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As drone strikes become a more routine part of warfare, a set of rules or standards that can help determine how they are used in warfare is needed, writes a former US diplomat.
Cytomegalovirus belongs to the same virus family,
Herpesviridae, as cold sores and chickenpox.
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Although testing for CMV during pregnancy isn’t routine and there isn’t universal screening for infants, there are steps pregnant people can take to protect themselves and their newborns.
Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, who fought for the Union army during the Civil War, stands in uniform for a photo.
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A Southerner, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas was a racist enslaver before the Civil War. But he fought for the Union because he prioritized his oath to defend the Constitution over state interests.
Coming of age brings new challenges for central characters who are discovering their own sexuality.
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A scholar of young adult fiction presents a fresh list of LGBTQ ‘must-reads’ for the summer of 2023.
Uber wealthy couples are rather traditional when it comes to who works and who doesn’t.
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While most heterosexual couples are dual-earners, super rich couples continue to have gender-traditional arrangements in which the man is the sole breadwinner.
A prayer altar in the main gathering hall at the temple Wat Ratchapradit in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Theravada Buddhism is the dominant religious system in several parts of South and Southeast Asia, but there is a rich diversity of beliefs and practices in this tradition.
Puerto Rican singer Residente performs in Havana in 2010. His back reads, ‘We receive flowers and bullets in the very same heart.’
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Latino artists have been forging their own paths in hip-hop for decades, giving voice to young peoples’ pain, faith and demands for change.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has billed the deal as a victory for his party.
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The White House and House Republicans agreed to a deal just days before the US is expected to default.
Business deals by foreign countries in the U.S. can be reviewed by the government for national security risks.
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President Joe Biden signed an executive order in 2022 tightening the rules for foreign investment in the US.