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Aug 21, 2014 07:55 AM ET
Missouri's governor has called in the National Guard, thanks to the current unrest in the city of Ferguson. Who makes up the National Guard and what exactly is it? Tara has the answers in this explainer.
Aug 14, 2014 08:11 AM ET
It's massively in debt, to the tune of 17 trillion dollars, but the United States is still considered the wealthiest nation on Earth. Wait, what? Explain, please.
Jun 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Despite public outrage and official denials, the practice of negotiating with terrorists is routine and effective. Continue reading →
Feb 21, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Simultaneous rebellions in Ukraine, Venezuela and Thailand point to a history of revolutionary waves that can cross continents and oceans.
Oct 2, 2013 10:50 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Syria's foreign minister, in a speech to the United Nations, claimed that his government is battling cannibals. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2013 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
As Oct. 1, 2013 ushered in a shutdown of the U.S. government, these science-oriented institutions weren't spared.
Jul 5, 2013 03:00 AM ET // Paul Greenberg
The U.S. military knows there are legal and Constitutional ways to remove a U.S. president.
Mar 29, 2013 01:03 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A 1950 FBI memo mentions a crashed UFO saucer and alien bodies -- but it is real? Yes and no. ->
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