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President-Elect Trump: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (VIDEO)

Nov. 13, 2016 - Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. How did we get to this point? And what...

Trash that pop can, trash yourself

Nov. 15, 2016 - Think twice about tossing that pop can, since you might be trashing yourself, too. We are more prone to recycle our...

Pleasure is good: How French children acquire a taste for life

November 14, 2016 - One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that...

How bacteria make it rain (video)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2016 — The oceans are covered with a thin film of organic matter and bacteria, many of which launch out of...

The top three scientific explanations for ghost sightings

October 31, 2016 - From ghosts to ghouls, witches to wizards, Halloween is the one time of the year when people come together to...

Years of Living Dangerously Returns To Television Sunday

October 31, 2016 - This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. This year sees the implementation of the world's first agreement to combat climate change. An...

Celebrate Your Birds and 30 Years of Project FeederWatch

ITHACA, NY, Oct. 27, 2016 - One Northern Cardinal, Carolina Chickadee, or Tufted Titmouse at a time, Project FeederWatch participants are making new scientific...

Groups to National Park Service: Do Not Partner With Alcohol Companies, Display Alcohol Ads...

Oct. 27, 2016 - Allowing alcohol company logos within America’s national parks disregards public health and puts youth at risk of dangerous drinking behavior,...

Upcoming Movie ‘Loving’ Focuses on Fight for Interracial Marriage and ‘Absolute Commitment,’ Says Virginia...

Oct. 26, 2016 - Nearly 50 years after a landmark civil rights case ruled state laws prohibiting interracial marriage were unconstitutional, the movie “Loving,”...

How much Halloween candy would kill you? (video)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 — Halloween is almost here, which means costumes, scary movies and lots of candy. This week, Reactions tackles this spooky...

Planned Parenthood Celebrates 100 Years of Care, Education, and Activism

NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 20, 2016 - On October 16, Planned Parenthood celebrated its centennial with more than 150 community events worldwide, including an...

Dean Baker Publishes Latest Book on How the Economy is Rigged

Washington, D.C. October 19, 2016 - Today, Economist Dean Baker is publishing his new book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured...

U.S. DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones from Airplanes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

HRC Releases 5th Annual Municipal Equality Index, Scoring Cities’ LGBTQ-Inclusive Laws, Policies and Services

WASHINGTON October 17, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...

Saturday Night Live: Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Town Hall Debate Cold Open (VIDEO)

Oct. 16, 2016 - Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) and Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) take questions from undecided voters (Leslie Jones, Beck Bennett, Michael Che,...

What do Americans fear? Chapman University’s 3rd Annual Survey of American Fears released

Oct. 13, 2016 - Chapman University recently completed its third annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears (2016). The survey asked respondents about 65...

HRC Celebrates “National Coming Out Day” With New Video Highlighting Celebrities Advancing Equality by...

WASHINGTON October 11, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and...

Secretary Jewell Joins National Park Service and Gill Foundation to Announce Release of First...

WASHINGTON October 11, 2016 - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and Tim Gill,...

CFA’s 12 Ways to Save Energy and Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 5, 2016—Saving energy and money go “hand in hand” and today the Consumer Federation of America has identified 12 simple ways...

Master of the Universe: ‘Star Trek’ makeup artist Michael Westmore’s work on exhibit at...

October 5, 2016 - If the Borg from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” gave you nightmares, blame Michael Westmore. Ever laugh at the Ferengi?...