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The U.S. and Cuba will sign a civil aviation agreement in Havana on Tuesday. The signing formalizes the arrangement reached in December, allowing for a limited number of U.S. flights to Cuba.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
#ThingsLincolnDidntSay brought the 16th president back to Twitter on his birthday to weigh in on the current presidential race. But in reality, he might actually feel at home.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
The new designations protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands that include Southern California's highest peak, thousands of Native American rock carvings, endangered animals and a ghost town.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
The annual event invites bird-watchers of all levels to count the birds in their backyards, and submit the data to researchers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill met Friday in Havana. It's the first time leaders of the two churches have met since a schism 1,000 years ago divided Christianity.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Behind the headlines and news conferences announcing the discovery were decades of hard work, hundreds of scientists and more than a billion dollars in taxpayer funds.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Women are now much more likely to want to use medication to control their moods, psychiatrist Julie Holland says in her book Moody Bitches. But "not every emotion ... needs to be eradicated."
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
"Go back where you came from," white college students told black high school students Tuesday. A campus officer reportedly said the students were expressing their First Amendment rights.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
So that's one way to improve health care in the developing world. Here are some other bright ideas from people who like to shake up the status quo.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Natural wines can be off-putting at first: perhaps darker than usual, a little fizzy or cloudy. Some find them charming, others unsophisticated. Here's a guide to this trending, quirky style of wine.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Someone has to pay for the cocktails on the first date, dinners in that classy restaurant, the wedding by the beach — and that messy divorce. Here are some fun facts on the economics of romance.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
Big questions remain about what this will actually mean on the ground in a country torn apart by five years of war.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
A tweet issued by the European Space Agency includes a cartoon showing the Rosetta orbiter thinking about its little lander taking a nap on the comet's cold surface.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016
The leak was first reported in October; since then, more than 6,000 residents were forced to evacuate the area northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016