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The share of multiracial children in America has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years. It's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
A new report shows that covering tuition for community college means very different things in different states.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Trump campaign is doing a lot of outreach to black and Latino communities, but he is underperforming most with the group he is supposed to appeal to most — whites.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Donald Trump has centered on a key attack against Hillary Clinton: He says the Clinton Foundation was a pay-to-play front that enabled Hillary and Bill Clinton to trade government access for money.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
A common over-the-counter medication used during procedures might make scopes harder to clean and increase the risk of contamination. It could put people at risk of infection, a small study finds.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
After losing to the Swedes in the Olympic quarterfinals, the longtime goalkeeper said "we played a bunch of cowards." Solo was widely criticized.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
The accord, which is not yet finalized, aims to end one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The announcement follows four years of talks between the government and the rebel group.
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Second-grade teacher Brandy Young announced the policy to parents this month. Her stance is one being taken by more and more educators.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Let's look deeper into your nose and all of its mysteries, shall we? Are you a snatiator? And does tweezing your eyebrows really make you sneeze?
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
What happens when you let loose with a juicy one? A lab of MIT mathematicians and physicists is taking a close look, with the goal of improving public health.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Donald Trump promises to help bring jobs and security to black neighborhoods. But his poll numbers with African-Americans are in the low single digits, and many say his message is insulting.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
A genetic test of breast cancer tumors helped identify women whose survival odds would not be greatly improved by chemotherapy. But that test isn't as precise as women and doctors might like.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the price of this aging drug, which stops a life-threatening allergic reaction, keeps going up.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016