Earlier, Islamic State militants had raised its black flag over the border town's eastern gate.
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The nurse had been treating a 75-year-old priest who was infected in Liberia. Health officials say as far as they know, the nurse always wore a protective suit.
Why measuring learning, not time, is the next big thing in higher ed.
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Commentator Adam Frank takes a look at Tony Zhou's video essay exploring the dilemma a director faces integrating new technologies, already part of our lives, into stories about those lives.
Birra Spalmabile is a beer flavored spread with no alcohol content. It's being advertised in the U.S. and elsewhere as a perfect complement to appetizers or cheese.
Ann Leckie's eagerly-awaited sequel to last year's Ancillary Justice quickly wraps up dangling plot threads, and sends heroine Breq on a brand new adventure, this time at the helm of her own ship.
Couples can't complain about sticker shock. The cost is right there in the name — the Million Dollar Wedding.
American Shuji Nakamura, and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan, will share the prize for co-developing a blue light-emitting diode that triggered a revolution in lighting technology.
Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura have won for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source.