Measles An Ongoing Risk In California
January 23 2015 5:31 PM
Forty-two of the 62 cases in California have been traced backed to Disneyland.
There’s A Whole Lot Of Life Under Antarctica’s Ice
January 23 2015 2:13 PM
The space between the bottom of the ice and the seafloor is only about 33 feet.
A Yarmulke Made From Hair Helping Jews ‘Feel Secure’
January 23 2015 12:37 PM
The inconspicuous yarmulke of hair was developed by an Israeli barber named Shalom Koresh.
Chewing Gum Removes Millions Of Bacteria
January 23 2015 10:54 AM
Ten minutes of gum chewing can remove up to 100 million bacteria, which gets trapped in the chewing gum and discarded when the gum is spit out.
Cuban Dissidents Face Beatings, Arbitrary Arrests
January 23 2015 9:25 AM
All media outlets in Cuba are tightly controlled by the government, which inhibits access to outside information.
‘It’s Not The Facts That Are Going To Help’ Measles
January 22 2015 3:55 PM
The challenge health officials in California and other states have faced often comes down to messaging.
California’s Forests Will Look A Lot Different By 2100
January 22 2015 9:20 AM
Several factors have worked in tandem to shrink California’s forests, but climate change has had the most dramatic impact.
Images From 1960 To Now Show Changes In Cuban-American Diplomacy
January 22 2015 7:59 AM
On Wednesday, American and Cuban leaders met in Havana for the first high-profile gathering in decades.
Greenland Becoming Even More Sensitive To Climate Change
January 21 2015 2:42 PM
Greenland’s ice sheet covers about 80 percent of the island of Greenland and is second in size only to Antarctica.
Mummy Masks Provide Clues About Oldest Known Gospels
January 21 2015 12:51 PM
Researchers have said the text could provide historians with an idea of how the Gospel of Mark changed over time.
Russians Remember Vladimir Lenin
January 21 2015 9:30 AM
Lenin, who founded the Russian Communist party and led the Bolshevik Revolution in the early 20th century, died Jan. 21, 1924.
Five Bills That The President Could Veto In 2015
January 20 2015 11:56 PM
Obama urged the now Republican-controlled Congress to set aside partisan “demonizing” and work with him lest he exercise his veto power.
‘Economy,’ ‘Jobs’ Among Most-Used Words In Obama’s Speech
January 20 2015 11:23 PM
The president touched on everything from the economy to foreign policy.
Republican Sen. Joni Ernst Takes Aim At Obamacare
January 20 2015 10:40 PM
Ernst, whose Tuesday address was her first major television appearance since being elected, rose from obscurity last year.
For Mutant Ebola Virus, Treatments May Be Less Effective
January 20 2015 9:11 PM
Virologists knew from the beginning the Ebola virus would change, challenging treatment protocols. But the outbreak is waning.
Best Bars For Viewing President Obama’s Speech
January 20 2015 7:43 PM
Here are five bars to catch the address in the capitol.
'Je Suis Juif' Trend Won't Change Jewish Plight In Europe
January 16 2015 4:00 PM
On social media, “Je Suis Juif,” or “I Am Jewish,” is being embraced, but the roots of anti-Semitism run deep, including in France.
Six Prisoners Face Firing Squad In Indonesia
January 16 2015 9:01 AM
Human rights groups have condemned the executions, the first under the country’s new president.
An Overview Of US Death Penalty Methods
January 15 2015 3:26 PM
Capital punishment in the U.S. has waned in recent years following public outcry after several botched executions.
What Ancient Plants Tell Us About Climate Change
January 15 2015 2:40 PM
By studying the cell patterns in fossilized bits of plants, scientists were able to determine the density of vegetation for a given area.