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By Beth Mole In the wake of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521, waves of epidemics slammed Mexico. By 1576, the population,...

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By Alex Vandermaas-Peeler, Daniel Cox, Ph.D., Molly Fisch-Friedman, Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. Executive Summary I. Perceptions of Discrimination, Personal Experience with Bias, and Concerns about Safety Experiences with...

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By BHADRA SHARMA and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN The last time anyone saw Gauri Kumari Bayak alive, she was gathering grass and firewood. Considered impure because she...

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By Emily Oster and Geoffrey Kocks In December 2014 something unusual happened at Disneyland. People came to visit Mickey Mouse, and some of them left...

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By Owen Jarus Using cosmic particles called muons, and possibly tiny robots, scientists hope to figure out what created two mysterious voids inside the Great Pyramid. Possibilities range...

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By Ewen Callaway Maciej Maselko has made wild sex deadly — for genetically modified organisms. A synthetic biologist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis—St Paul,...

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By WSAZ News A bill before West Virginia lawmakers would require the Bible in school. If passed, Senate Bill 252 would make it an elective for...

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By Hemant Mehta On Thursday, atheist Joseph Richardson spoke during a meeting of the Winter Garden City Commission in Florida as part of his effort to deliver a secular...

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By Michelle Boorstein and Sarah Pulliam Bailey As Israel has shot to the top of President Trump’s agenda, world leaders have looked for the perspective...

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by Hemant Mehta Last year, Iowa activist Justin Scott delivered a secular invocation in the Iowa State House. It was a perfectly inoffensive speech in which he celebrated...

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By Kurt Andersen Forty-eight hours ago, after watching Oprah Winfrey give a terrific, rousing feminist speech on an awards show, millions of Americans instantly, giddily decided...

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By Samantha Allen If the South is a test kitchen for anti-LGBT groups to cook up discriminatory legislation before serving it elsewhere, then the Supreme...