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The Supreme Court has upheld the Health Care law.
Understanding the controversy: the most persuasive arguments on both sides… what the law allows… and more.
Earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis—key facts, what’s happening at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, conflicting opinion on nuclear power, and more.
The Deepwater Horizon, an offshore oil-drilling rig, exploded on the night of April 20, 2010 while working on a well on the sea floor in the Gulf of Mexico.
Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003? The roots of the War in Iraq go back to the first Gulf War. Iraq invaded neighboring Kuwait in 1990, but a U.S.-led coalition forced Saddam Hussein’s army out of the country in 1991.
Anabolic steroids are synthetic versions of testosterone, the male sex hormone.
Stem cells are unspecialized cells that can develop into cells with specific functions—for example, muscle cells or red blood cells.
Terrorism involves violence against civilians… with a political or religious motivation… organized to attract the most possible attention… for the purpose of intimidating a group of people, and/or pressuring a government to do (or not do) something.