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Feb 14, 2016 08:30 AM ET // AFP
Scalia's death could potentially tip the balance of the highest court in the land from its current 5-4 conservative majority to a liberal one.
Jan 11, 2016 03:45 AM ET // AFP
British music legend David Bowie has died after a long battle with cancer, his official Twitter and Facebook accounts said Monday, prompting an outpouring of tributes.
Dec 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The Second Amendment has been the subject of debate for centuries now, and you might be surprised to find where that still-unsettled dispute has led the United States.
Nov 20, 2015 09:35 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Sex strikes, as the one portrayed in a new Spike Lee film, have had a long history, albeit with mixed results.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Sep 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
While Americans have an admirable tendency to focus on the positive, historians say it's critical to also remember tragedy.
Aug 7, 2015 05:00 AM ET
If you have an email address, there is a good chance that at some point you received a message from a member of the Nigerian royal family. But it's a con, and you may be surprised to learn how far back its roots go.
Jul 1, 2015 06:00 PM ET // AFP
The American Ballet Theatre names its first black female principal dancer.
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