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Pride and prejudice? The Americans who fly the Confederate flag

The Guardian - It was 1957 when little Lindy Luby’s great-uncle showed up at her house near Benton, Mississippi, where the family had lived for...

Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful new back-to-school ad amid gun reform...

Sandy Hook Promise released a new public service announcement Wednesday that begins with excited students showing off new school supplies but quickly morphs into a...

Can vaping damage your lungs? What we do (and don’t) know

Harvard Health Publishing - The rising popularity of vaping has been dramatic, especially among teenagers. According to a recent study, about 37% of high school seniors...

What the heck is a bomb cyclone?

A powerful storm system expected to turn into a "bomb cyclone"slammed the central U.S. Wednesday with hurricane-force winds and heavy precipitation. But don't let the...

4 Things to Know About Katelyn Ohashi, the UCLA Gymnast Whose...

If you haven’t yet seen gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s floor routine, you can watch it above. The 21-year-old UCLA senior wowed the judges—and the Internet—on Saturday, January 12,...

Week in Review: Here are some stories you may have missed...

World leaders are convening for the United Nation’s latest climate conference in Katowice, Poland to discuss the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims...

Week in Review: Here are some stories you may have missed...

A group of journalists whose work has landed them in jail — or cost them their lives — has been named TIME’s Person...

US electoral system explained

Powers: The United States is a republic, which means that the people hold the power and they elect representatives to decide what to do with...

First woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman winner of the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria Goeppert-Mayer,...

Life in a war zone – Syria

Abu Yahya, his wife and four children are squeezed together on a sofa. This is their living room and now it's also their bedroom....

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