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Science Aug 112016 was the hottest year on record and other takeaways from NOAA’s new climate report
Last year was the hottest on record, according to a new report from the American Meteorological Society. The group's annual State of the Climate report, led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, found global temperatures and the amount of…
Arts Aug 09Should museums be able to sell their art? This museum says its future depends on it
The Berkshire Museum has drawn criticism for planning to auction some of its most prominent art pieces, including several by beloved painter Norman Rockwell.
World Jul 28Pentagon confirms North Korea launched ballistic missile
The Pentagon confirmed Friday that it detected a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile from North Korea.
Nation Jul 25SeaWorld’s last baby killer whale to be born in captivity has died
The last killer whale born in a SeaWorld park died in San Antonio on Monday. It was three months old.
Science May 11Glaciers will disappear from mainland U.S. in our lifetime, scientists say
Of the estimated 150 glaciers that existed when Glacier National Park was created in Montana back in 1910, only 26 remain.
Politics May 03Supreme Court turns away challenge to California ban on ‘gay conversion’ therapy
The Supreme Court has refused to overturn a ban on “gay conversion” therapy, and Democratic lawmakers recently introduced a bill that attempts to ban the practice at the national level — both legal moves that have advocates cheering.
Arts Apr 25In “Ballet Across America,” Misty Copeland and Justin Peck paint dance’s diverse future
“I hope that American ballet will continue to evolve in a way that really embraces who we are as artists and Americans,” Copeland said.
Arts Apr 14As DIY music scene grows, rising star Jay Som talks about making it on her own
When Jay Som came to D.C. for a show last week, we caught up with her about how she’s making it as a D.I.Y. artist -- and where the D.I.Y. music scene goes from here.
Education Apr 12New York becomes first state to offer free four-year college tuition
Rhode Island is now considering a similar measure, which would make two years of college free for in-state students.
Arts Apr 07Why do actors and actresses have separate award categories? MTV just eliminated theirs
When the MTV Movie and Television Awards airs May 7, acting categories will be non-gendered.