Alexi Kotis

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Before another Vegas, ban high-capacity magazines

On Jan. 17, 1989, a gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle fired more than 100 rounds at an elementary school in Stockton, Calif., killing five children and wounding 30 people. President George H.W. Bush responded by stopping the import of dozens of models of semi-automatic rifles and proposing a …

For the national parks, love isn't enough

Americans love their national parks. Last year, these lands attracted 331 million people — a record number and an increase of 7.7 percent over 2015. But that love is a mixed blessing for the parks.<p>Visitors expect to be provided with roads, bridges, trails, restrooms, campgrounds, water fountains …

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Hurricane Irma Survivors in Caribbean Fear They Will Be Forgotten After 'Apocalyptic' Storm

Hurricane Irma survivors on the hardest-hit islands in the Caribbean fear they will be forgotten after the storm left "apocalyptic" destruction in its wake, wiping out homes and leaving many residents desperate and without electricity, running water and food.<p>"It's complete devastation. There's no …

Getting up every 30 minutes could help you live longer

Research continues to show that sitting down all day is bad for our health (indeed, countless standing desks have launched on the back of this …

How to Pass a Lie Detector Test

Tips for Beating a Polygraph Test<p>A polygraph test or lie detector test is designed to analyze physiological reactions to questions to determine …

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