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The Middle East Just Lived Through One of the Hottest Days in History

165 degrees Fahrenheit is the temperature that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends cooking chicken to in order to make sure that it’s …

Middle East

Adoptees should be able to annul their relationship with their adoptive parents

Like approximately 5 million other Americans, I’m adopted. As a child, my biological parents gave me up to other people to raise. The subject of the contract between my adoptive parents and the state – me – didn’t agree to anything. I had no more say in the matter than my house did when I signed a …

Genealogy

Balancing rocks trace history of 'jumping' earthquakes

<b>US scientists say they have solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been toppled by earthquakes.</b><p>Their decade-long study concludes that quakes can stop or "jump" due to interactions between the San Andreas and the neighbouring San Jacinto …

Geology

Chile takes step towards easing ban on abortions

Lower house committee approves bill to allow some terminations but hurdles remain in getting president’s initiative through Congress<p>Chile has taken a step towards easing its strict abortion ban with legislators in the lower chamber of Congress voting to advance a bill overturning the …

Democratic Party

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