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Restasis: Why US consumers paid billions for drug deemed ineffective in other countries

Jan. 4, 2018 - Why are Americans, both as patients and taxpayers, paying billions of dollars for a drug whose efficacy is so questionable...

The New Year Brings Better Quality Lighting Choices to California

SACRAMENTO, January 2, 2018 - Giving consumers the choice of better quality light bulbs, three new energy efficiency standards go into effect January 1,...

“Christmas Is Here!” — A Bad Lip Reading of Donald Trump (VIDEO)

Dec. 27, 2017 - Season's Greetings from the Trumps... Follow on Twitter! http://twitter.com/badlipreading Follow on Instagram: @badlipreading Like on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/badlipreading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nranUeNkXpM

The White House Turns Its Back on America’s Birds

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2017—“Christmas came early for bird killers. By acting to end industries’ responsibility to avoid millions of gruesome bird deaths per year,...

Where It’s Christmas Every Day

December 26, 2017 - According to popular lore, Santa Claus lives at the North Pole. However, there are a few other locations that the trackers atNorth American...

CA State Archives Releases Nearly 3,000 Newly Digitized Photos of Early 20th Century Life...

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 19, 2017 – The California State Archives has completed one of its largest digitization projects ever. The collection features nearly 3,000 photographs...

Think Twice Before Giving Pets as Holiday Gift

Dec. 13, 2017 - Anyone considering a household pet as a gift this holiday season should take the time to carefully think the decision...

Welcome to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Class of 2018!

December 13, 2017 - The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is proud to announce that 5 artists from the ballot are included in the Performer...

Hubble’s Celestial Snow Globe (video)

December 12, 2017 - It's beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of a blizzard...

Why do some people hate cilantro? (video)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2017 — Cilantro is a popular seasoning, adding flavor to tacos and noodle dishes across the globe. But to some people,...

High Cognitive Ability Not a Safeguard From Conspiracies, Paranormal Beliefs

December 8, 2017 - The moon landing and global warming are hoaxes. The U.S. government had advance knowledge of the 9/11 attacks. A UFO...

Holiday Science: Johns Hopkins Scientists Explain Rudolph, Grinch, Scrooge (Video)

December 6, 2017 - A reindeer with a red glowing nose. A heart, two sizes two small, that suddenly grows three sizes. A trip to the...

Need to Impeach Releases New Television Ad as Petition Exceeds Three Million Signatures

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2017 - Today, the Need To Impeach effort announced the airing of a new television ad titled “Raise Your Voice.”...

When should you unfriend someone on Facebook?

English106, CC BY Alexis Elder, University of Minnesota Duluth December 4, 2017 - The nature and ethics of “fake news” has become a subject of widespread...

AAA: 90 percent of senior drivers don’t make vehicle adjustments that can improve safety

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Nov. 30, 2017 - Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve...

The art and science of glassblowing (video)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 — If you've ever tapped a screen to send a tweet, opted for a glass bottled soda because of taste,...

USDA Provides Tips and Resources for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 — More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts....

Make Decorating with Holiday Lights Safe, Efficient and Fun

SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 20, 2017 - Every Thanksgiving, after the turkey has been devoured and families settle down for an evening of parades and...

From football to kung fu, women use sports to score equality goals

LONDON, Nov 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From using football to highlight women's rights in Africa to defying stereotypes in the Middle East through...

How social media fires people’s passions – and builds extremist divisions

Passionate feelings can lead to extreme divisions. pathdoc/Shutterstock.com November 14, 2017 - The people of the United States continue to learn how polarized and divided the...