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Can states prevent doctors from giving emergency abortions, even if federal law requires them to do so? The Supreme Court will decide

Hospitals across the country have long operated under the same federal law that says they must treat and stabilize all patients when they have a...

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Naomi Cahn

Teacher lawsuits over forced grade inflation won’t fix unfair grading – here’s what could

After refusing to give some students grades they hadn’t earned, high school chemistry teacher Toni Ognibene sued the Clovis Unified School District...

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Laura Link

Should family members be in charge of family businesses? We analyzed 175 studies to understand when having a family CEO pays off

From Hermes to Smuckers to the fictional Waystar Royco of HBO’s “Succession,” family businesses often choose their CEOs from the ranks of kin....

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Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy

What you eat could alter your unborn children and grandchildren’s genes and health outcomes

Within the last century, researchers’ understanding of genetics has undergone a profound transformation. Genes, regions of DNA that are largely...

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Nathaniel Johnson

Supreme Court appears open to Starbucks’ claims in labor-organizing case

The case stems from a complaint filed after seven baristas who were attempting to organize a union at a Starbucks shop in Memphis, Tenn., were fired.

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Michael Z. Green

What I teach Harvard Law School students about opening arguments

Though Hollywood movies about courtroom dramas often glamorize the closing arguments given by lawyers, in reality the opening statement is likely...

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Ronald S. Sullivan Jr

Chemical pollutants can change your skin bacteria and increase your eczema risk − new research explores how

“We haven’t had a full night’s sleep since our son was born eight years ago,” said Mrs. B, pointing to her son’s dry, red and itchy skin....

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Ian Myles

Expect lawyers to set the tone in Trump’s hush money trial with dramatic, possibly explosive, opening arguments

Though Hollywood movies about courtroom dramas often glamorize the closing arguments given by lawyers, in reality the opening statement is likely...

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Ronald S. Sullivan Jr

What cities can learn from Seattle’s racial and social justice law

The right-wing political campaign against diversity, equity and inclusion policies taking place in several states across the U.S. has called into...

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Serin Houston

Transporting hazardous materials across the country isn’t easy − that’s why there’s a host of regulations in place

Ever wonder what those colorful signs with symbols and numbers on the backs of trucks mean? They’re just one visible part of a web of regulations...

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Michael F. Gorman

The Anglican Communion has deep differences over homosexuality – but a process of dialogue, known as ‘via media,’ has helped hold contradictory beliefs together

In recent years, churches in many Christian denominations have split over LGBTQ issues. In the past six months, hundreds of congregations voted to...

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Lisa Mcclain

Cannabis legalization has led to a boom in potent forms of the drug that present new hazards for adolescents

Eventually, most adults reach a point where we realize we are out of touch with those much younger than us. Perhaps it is a pop culture reference...

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Ty Schepis

EU migration overhaul stresses fast-track deportations and limited appeal rights for asylum seekers

The European Parliament adopted its Pact on Migration and Asylum on April 10, 2024, clearing a major hurdle on its way to becoming European Union...

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Nicholas R. Micinski

Death of Marine commander scarred by 1983 Beirut bombing serves as reminder of risks US troops stationed in Middle East still face

Gen. Alfred M. Gray Jr., who died on March 20, 2024, at the age of 95, was seen as a legend for his heroism in combat. But despite his military...

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Mireille Rebeiz

Are race-conscious scholarships on their way out?

The fate of hundred of millions of dollars in scholarship money is up in the air in Ohio after seven state universities put race-conscious programs...

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Jeffrey C. Sun

Are race-based scholarships on their way out?

The fate of hundred of millions of dollars in scholarship money is up in the air in Ohio after seven state universities put race-conscious programs...

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Jeffrey C. Sun

Why don’t female crickets chirp?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to...

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Floyd W. Shockley

Passover: The festival of freedom and the ambivalence of exile

The Jewish holiday cycle is, to a large extent, an exploration and commemoration of the experience of exile. The fall festival of Sukkot, for...

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Nancy E. Berg

Opening statements are the most important part of a trial – as lawyers in Trump’s hush money case know well

Though Hollywood movies about courtroom dramas often glamorize the closing arguments given by lawyers, in reality the opening statement is likely...

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Ronald S. Sullivan Jr

UAW wins big at Volkswagen in Tennessee – its first victory at a foreign-owned factory in the American South

A decisive majority of the Volkswagen workers employed at a factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee cast their ballots in favor of joining the United...

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Bob Bussel

UAW wins big at Volkswagen in Tennessee – becoming the first foreign-owned factory in the American South to unionize

A decisive majority of the Volkswagen workers employed at a factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee cast their ballots in favor of joining the United...

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Bob Bussel

Getting a good night’s rest is vital for neurodiverse children – pediatric sleep experts explain why

Most of us are all too familiar with the consequences of a poor night’s sleep – be it interrupted sleep or simply too little of it. If you’re a...

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Beth Ann Malow

How Trump is using courtroom machinations to his political advantage

The second week is wrapping up in former President Donald Trump’s first criminal trial on charges from the state of New York related to paying...

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Tim Bakken

From sumptuous engravings to stick-figure sketches, Passover Haggadahs − and their art − have been evolving for centuries

The Jewish festival of Passover recalls the biblical story of the Israelites enslaved by Egypt and their miraculous escape. During a ritual feast...

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Rebecca J.w. Jefferson

Caring for older Americans’ teeth and gums is essential, but Medicare generally doesn’t cover that cost

C. Everett Koop, the avuncular doctor with a fluffy white beard who served as the U.S. surgeon general during the Reagan administration, was famous...

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Frank Scannapieco

Wild turkey numbers are falling in some parts of the US – the main reason may be habitat loss

Birdsong is a welcome sign of spring, but robins and cardinals aren’t the only birds showing off for breeding season. In many parts of North...

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Marcus Lashley

TikTok fears point to larger problem: Poor media literacy in the social media age

The U.S. government moved closer to banning the video social media app TikTok after the House of Representatives attached the measure to an...

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Nir Eisikovits

Are tomorrow’s engineers ready to face AI’s ethical challenges?

A chatbot turns hostile. A test version of a Roomba vacuum collects images of users in private situations. A Black woman is falsely identified as a...

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Elana Goldenkoff

South Korean President Yoon faces foreign policy challenges after the National Assembly election

South Korea’s parliamentary election of April 10, 2024, was widely seen as a referendum on President Yoon Suk Yeol’s first two years in office....

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Jong Eun Lee

Removing PFAS from public water systems will cost billions and take time – here are ways you can filter out harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home

Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant...

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Kyle Doudrick

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