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Women Keeping Their Maiden Names More Often, Report Finds

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\'End judicial tyranny\': US Senator Ted Cruz denounces Supreme Court, urges justices\' election every 8 years

Hours after the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday, Republican presidential aspirant Ted Cruz said he will push for an …

Ted Cruz

America's Most Beautiful Gardens

Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the mastermind of New York’s Central Park, designed the gardens and grounds cradling this 250-room …

Top 10 most colourful cities in the world - See which is #1 (With Pictures)

<b>Wroclaw, Poland</b><p>The capital of Lower Silesia is one of the most splendid cities of Poland, with a wide range of attractions for any tourist, including …

This Oh-So-Colorful Artist Will Make You Want to Paint On the Daily

Another week, another maker we’re completely in love with This time, we’re pumped to introduce you to our newest bestie on the maker block, Courtney Pilgrim, the brilliant beauty behind My Friend Court. Courtney flew our way from Atlanta, Georgia to show us how she does what she does in our brand …

America’s Best Cities for Foodies 2015

Readers ranked the city near the top for its food markets—no surprise, since the iconic Pike Place Market is a must-stop for many visitors. Locals, …

A House Designed For A Small Plot On The Outskirts Of Munich

Format Elf Architects have designed a home for a family on the outskirts of Munich, Germany, that features an asymmetric pitched roof.<p>The architect’s …

Bicycling the Great River State Trail

Crossing the Black River on The Great River State Trail in Termpealeau WI<b><br>The Great River State Trail is a bicycle trail that follows an abandoned</b> …

9 Ways to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Anxious thoughts can overwhelm you, making it difficult to make decisions and take action to deal with whatever issue bothers you. Anxiety can also …

40 Free & Fun Things to Do This Summer

You want to have fun this summer, but you're not exactly swimming in money or willing to blow your budget? Or you've already blown your budget on a …

Understanding Obamacare at the Supreme Court

<b>Struggling to understand the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit ruled on by the Supreme Court? We break it down to the basics.</b><p>The Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, and ever since has been the subject of legal and legislative battles.<p>Now, the Supreme Court has decided on King v …

Health Care

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

The Middle East is America’s collateral damage: The brutal truth about America’s drone wars

Obama’s apology for the death of an American aid worker lays bare his callous indifference toward Muslim life<p>In the twenty-first-century world of drone warfare, one question with two aspects reigns supreme: Who counts?<p>In Washington, the answers are the same: We don’t <i>count</i> and <i>they</i> don’t count.<p>The …

Do we all have Alzheimer's completely wrong? This man says yes

Throughout his career, Duke University neurology professor Allen Roses has challenged what for decades has been the prevailing orthodoxy in Alzheimer’s research: Namely, the “amyloid hypothesis,” which suggests that a protein called beta-amyloid clogs up the brain, killing neurons and causing the …

How to Save 3 Million Moms

What if someone told you that for the next 9 days, every single woman who gives birth—no matter where on Earth she lives—would die during her …

Human gene editing has arrived – here’s why it matters

GENE editing is here. The first work attempting to edit human embryos grabbed headlines last week. And another study showed how gene editing might …

Massive Protests Shut Down Baltimore, Cities Across the US

Throughout the day, crowds in major US cities came out to demand justice for the death of Freddie Gray. In Baltimore, thousands of people attended …

Early Urban Planning: Ancient Mayan City Built on Grid

An ancient Mayan city followed a unique grid pattern, providing evidence of a powerful ruler, archaeologists working at Nixtun-Ch'ich' in Petén, …

In Baltimore and Across the Country, Black Faces in High Places Haven’t Helped Average Black People

Today, we have more Black elected officials in the United States than at any point in American history. Yet for the vast majority of Black people, …

Political Science

Pope Demands Equal Pay for Women But Still Doesn’t Intend to Hire Any

Pope Francis defended pay equality today, calling it “pure scandal” to pay women less than men. But when will the pontiff make women equal in the …

Latest on police-custody death: More protests in Ferguson

11 p.m.<p>Protesters have returned to Ferguson a day after looting, fires and gunfire broke out during demonstrations over the death of a black man who …

A centerfold does not belong in the classroom

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology probably doesn’t want you talking about how its culture marginalizes women in technology. And it probably doesn’t want you talking about how it has used a Playboy centerfold in its classrooms.<p>When TJ released its class of 2019 admissions …

Bush Finally Lets Loose on Obama

In a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors on Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date …

National Security

I read books by only minority authors for a year. It showed me just how white our reading world is.

In 2014, I decided that for the entire year, I would not read books written by white authors. My goal was to address the reading practices I developed growing up in Australia, where white authors have dominated the literary world. My high school reading list was filled with the “classics” — …