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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

People celebrate a panda's 100-day birth celebration at Chimelong Safari Park on November 7, 2013 in Guangzhou, China. People celebrate a panda's 100-day birth celebration at Chimelong Safari Park on November 7, 2013 in Guangzhou, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Russia Tries to Thwart Growing Ukrainian Divide | The Meaning Behind Russia's Ukrainian 'Rescue' | Tracing The Lines of Income Disparities Across the U.S. | What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery? | Will an NSA Challenge Reach the Supreme Court? | Survival of the Cutest: How We Decide Which Species to Save | Explaining The Most Complex Mysteries of Our Time

Russia Tries to Thwart Growing Ukrainian Divide

Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Ukraine a massive financial lifeline, agreeing to buy $15 billion of Ukrainian bonds and lower natural gas costs. Zbigniew Brzezins...

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The Meaning Behind Russia's Ukrainian 'Rescue'

After days of anti-government protests in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his country would come to the aid of its neighbor to the tune of $15 billion. But th...

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Tracing Income Disparities Across the U.S.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the latest data on median household income across the country, we've created an interactive map that allows you to zoom in on the income tr...

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What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery?

Last night’s Mega Millions lottery prize hit $636 million. Imagine that you won hundreds of millions of dollars. What would you do with that money? One study shows that many people wh...

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Will an NSA Challenge Reach the Supreme Court?

This week a federal judge ruled the National Security Agency's surveillance programs were unconstitutional. What are the odds that a challenge to the NSA's data collection intelligenc...

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Survival of the Cutest for Endangered Species

There are all too many endangered species in the wild and precious little money devoted to conservation. So if you had to choose, how would you do it? Not surprisingly, it turns out t...

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POLL: Which Species Would You Save?

Scientists say that more than 20,000 plants and animals are on the brink of disappearing forever. How do we decide which species to save? Christine Dell'Amore, News Editor for Nationa...

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The Fight to Make Science Apolitical

Brian Cox, a leading British physicist and science broadcaster on the BBC, says scientists need to realize that if they don't step up like Galileo to argue against distortion and myth...

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