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Stanford physicist Carl Wieman is on a quest to bury the big lecture in favor of evidence-based techniques. But it's not clear higher education is listening.

This tax season marks the first time that every married couple in the U.S. can file both state and federal taxes together, after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions across the land last year.

The city's 10-year plan to replace 900 miles of old pipes has been met with praise and criticism — and a lawsuit from residents who say the pipe work has raised lead levels in their drinking water.

Infrared thermal cameras have revolutionized the way rangers can see into the dark. But sometimes, experience trumps.

U.S. health officials say they are now convinced that Zika virus can target the developing brain before birth, leading to a severe type of microcephaly and other brain abnormalities.

Remittances — money sent home by migrants working abroad — add up to more than triple the amount of official foreign aid to developing countries. And that makes some people unhappy.

The same law firm that recently succeeded in releasing "Happy Birthday" from copyright rules is now hoping to do the same for the civil rights anthem.

The Panama Papers showed just how easy it is to stash your money in a place where regulators can't find it. It's not illegal to set up these corporations, and the business of creating them is booming.

Mexico City has its worst smog in more than a decade. The government has ordered cars off the street one day a week, but city planners say that isn't a long-term solution.

She's not a typical political spouse, spending most of her time at home caring for the couple's 10-year-old son.

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