Posterior Parietal Cortex
Defense Department-funded “brain hacking” studies underway in Arizona seek to help soldiers learn more efficiently. But does the technique pose risks – and raise ethical questions?
July 27, 2017
Despite being well represented in the workforce, Latinos have lagged behind the rest of the country when it comes to health insurance. Before the Affordable Care Act, one out of three adult Latinos lacked coverage. Those numbers are finally improving in states like Arizona, but some worry a repeal of the health care law could undo that progress.
July 27, 2017

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Back in 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Kerner Commission to investigate civil unrest amid a summer of violence.
July 27, 2017
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From one podcast lover to another. Must-listen podcasts from the first half of the year.
July 27, 2017
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In Venezuela this week, the chant of protests has been replaced by the silence of a 48 hour strike as many citizens stand against the leadership of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
July 27, 2017
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The U.S. State Department is advising travelers to Mexico that it has received reports of tourists that have fallen ill or blacked out after consuming tainted or substandard alcohol.
July 27, 2017
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House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment on his long-promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
July 27, 2017

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The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight, and even returning to older, slower-growing chicken breeds.
July 27, 2017
"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Michael Surbaugh said. His apology came after Trump derided Obamacare and "fake media" in remarks to the National Jamboree.
July 27, 2017
Sen. Lindsey Graham warns President Trump that there will be "holy hell to pay" if Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fired. Other Republicans are making clear that they support the embattled Sessions.
July 27, 2017
"Girls have expressed a ton of interest and have been very vocal about their desire to do more STEM," a Girl Scouts regional representative says.
July 27, 2017
New York Times correspondent Peter Baker has covered the last four presidents. He says President Trump has crossed so many boundaries that "it's easy to become inured to it."
July 27, 2017