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Steven Spielberg’s new movie about Abraham Lincoln is heightening interest in a president who is often held up as a mirror reflecting different definitions of…read more
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- President names Ebola response coordinator
A newly named Ebola response coordinator will oversee the federal response to Ebola and consolidate the U.S.’ efforts to fight the virus. Continue readingAfricacdcEbolaHealthScienceSTEMWHO
- Ottawa shooting leaves unanswered questions
Many questions remain following a shooting in Ottawa, Canada that left two people dead and several wounded. Continue readingCanadashooting
- “Bigger than landing on the moon” – paralyzed man walks after new surgery
A formerly paralyzed man is walking again, in the first-ever case of recovery from complete paralysis. Continue readingHealthmedicineScienceSTEM
- Ebola 101 for the classroom – Q & A
With the recent outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa and the confirmed case of Ebola…AfricaEbolaHealthSocial Issues
- Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?
New voting laws in North Carolina and other states are raising concerns about voter turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Continue readingCivicsGovernmentGovernment & CivicsPoliticsvoting