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Drug Shortages: The Scary Reality of a World Without Meds
Drug Shortages: The Scary Reality of a World Without Meds

Imagine surgeons running out of anesthetic drugs, cancer patients who can't get lifesaving… >>

Photo Digest: Week of April 27, 2014 in Pictures
Photo Digest: Week of April 27, 2014 in Pictures

New saints, new Star Wars, and more from this week in case you missed it. >>

Photo Digest: Week of April 20, 2014 in Pictures
Photo Digest: Week of April 20, 2014 in Pictures

In case you missed it: Instant history at the Boston Marathon, a robot challenges the President to… >>

5 Female Photographers Working to Change the World
5 Female Photographers Working to Change the World

Among the 60-some freelancers currently working for National Geographic magazine, about a dozen are… >>

Jeff Bauman: One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing
Jeff Bauman: One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing

We spoke to the survivor on how his life has changed since April 15, 2013. >>

Remember the Hot Coffee Lawsuit? What Really Happened
Remember the Hot Coffee Lawsuit? What Really Happened

An elderly woman is burned when she spills a cup of hot coffee on her lap. She sues her way to a… >>

Which Country Was Basically Founded by Teenagers?
Which Country Was Basically Founded by Teenagers?

Don’t let the powdered wigs fool you. When the Declaration of Independence was signed, America's… >>

Sorry: Dolphins Aren't Smiling
Sorry: Dolphins Aren’t Smiling

A dolphin's "smile" is actually an illusion. So is our belief that these animals can heal. >>

Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin.
Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin.

It's insanity to kill your father with a kitchen knife. It's also insanity to close hospitals, fire… >>

Inside the Dirty World of an Outlaw Pilot
Inside the Dirty World of an Outlaw Pilot

They'll run food or medicine, guns or drugs, for the highest bidder. They'll fly in planes that are… >>