Why climate change is a problem for sea turtle sex


The environment plays an important role in influencing the reproductive cycles of sea turtles, making climate change shifts a growing concern for their future.
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Code Like a Girl puts more girls in the game


Young female gamers are leveling the playing field in the video-gaming world with girls-only computer coding camps. Continue reading

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers an address to Liberty University students at the school in Lynchburg, Virginia, September 14, 2015. REUTERS/Jay Paul - RTS12T6

Presidential candidates travel the country courting voters


As GOP candidates prepare for the second Republican debate on Wednesday, Democratic candidates saw a recent shift in the polls that could spell trouble for frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
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‘Girls Court’ provides alternatives to prison for delinquent girls


A court experiment in Florida attempts to help delinquent girls by promoting rehabilitation rather than incarceration. Continue reading

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A United States Park Ranger walks through the newly opened Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 9, 2015. The new $50 million visitors center at the heart of a national memorial created out of the crash site will be formally dedicated on Thursday, a day before ceremonies mark the fourteenth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on American soil.  On September 11, 2001, one of the four planes overtaken by al Qaeda terrorists crashed into Pennsylvania, killing all 40 passengers aboard.  A 9-11 memorial ceremony will take place on Friday. To match story USA-SEPT11/SHANKSVILLE    REUTERS/Mark Makela - RTSE6E

9/11 memorial honors lives lost aboard Flight 93


In a remote field in western Pennsylvania, mourners gathered Thursday to commemorate the lives lost on United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. Continue reading

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