A new EV schoolbus from an all-electric fleet parked beside charging stations at South El Monte High School in California, Aug. 18, 2021.
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They look like conventional school buses, but electric versions are cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. States, utilities and federal agencies are helping school districts make the switch.
Former President Donald Trump, at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Aug. 6, 2022, in Dallas.
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Two national security law experts explain how the Espionage Act isn’t only about international intrigue, and share other important points about the law that was invoked in a search of Trump’s estate.
Supporters of former President Donald Trump rally in Bedminster, N.J., on Aug. 14, 2022.
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Threats to law enforcement have risen in the aftermath of the FBI raid on former President Trump’s Florida estate. Does ‘message laundering’ by top GOP figures have something to do with it?
Coming soon to Texas and Louisiana? Turbines and a support platform at Gwynt y Mor off North Wales.
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The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
William Ruto speaks after being declared the winner of Kenya’s close-fought presidential election.
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The division within the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the fact that the race was very close, and turnout was relatively low may increase incentives to challenge the results.
Physical assaults against educators are on the rise.
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Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
A police officer drives by Mar-a-Lago on August 9, 2022.
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A legal scholar analyzes the unsealed warrant for the FBI’s recent search of Donald Trump’s home and the list of materials seized there. The implications for Trump are potentially grave.
Branford, Wynton and Delfeayo Marsalis perform during a tribute to their father, Ellis Marsalis, in 2019.
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Access to instruments and instruction, along with encouragement at home and at school during childhood and early adulthood, can make gaining musical experience possible.
The internet has become a new player in plant care advice.
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Plant care advice abounds on TikTok, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube – but not all of it is good. A plant expert debunks four common recommendations.
The Taliban’s success in taking control in Afghanistan has encouraged other militant groups.
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The Taliban promised not to allow Afghanistan to be used by groups seeking to attack the US, yet terrorist groups have only become more emboldened under its rule.
Rest and relaxation is essential – a lesson religions learned long ago.
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Rituals of rest and contemplation are woven into many religious traditions around the world.
‘All things are possible,’ Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters said of the message contained in the band’s eighth album, ‘Dark Side of the Moon.’
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Stoicism can easily be misread as pessimistic because of its relentless focus on mortality and fragility. But its core message – contained in songs spanning generations – is profoundly empowering.
You and the trillions of microbes in your gut can live in harmony.
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The types of microbes residing in your gut can affect your mental and physical health. Home microbiome tests promise to help consumers improve the composition of their gut microbes.
Private companies have launched dozens of imaging satellites – like the two small boxes in the middle of the photo – into orbit in recent years.
Private satellite companies have boomed in recent years, and many experts have wondered what role they would play in a conflict. They have proved to be invaluable to Ukraine in recent months.
Donald Trump is under federal investigation for mishandling classified documents.
What are classified documents? Who gets to see them? What happens if they are released?
Schools can help students see themselves working in computer science.
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While computer science courses can help students with learning disabilities see themselves in careers in the field, they are still underrepresented. A team of researchers explores why.
Author Salman Rushdie pictured in London in 2017.
The novel goes to the heart of Muslim religious beliefs and challenges some of its most sensitive tenets.
Dogs use their tails to communicate.
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An anthropologist explains some of the many ways animals use their tails, from balancing as they walk to attracting a mate.
Soviet whalers manning mechanized harpoons in 1960.
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The Soviet Union was a latecomer to industrial whaling, but it slaughtered whales by the thousands once it started and radically under-reported its take to international monitors.
Today’s EVs rely heavily on China and other countries for materials.
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No electric vehicle maker currently meets all the bill’s supply chain requirements, not even Tesla. One big reason: China.