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High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Huge shortages loom in the skilled trades, which require less — and cheaper — training. Should that make students rethink the four-year degree?

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You Are Here: Scientists Unveil Precise Map Of More Than A Billion Stars

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Heights Ok Ikumi
Master of Life Khruangbin

By some estimates, nearly half of the people confined in U.S. jails and prisons have a mental illness, notes Alisa Roth, author of Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness. Darrin Klimek/Getty Images hide caption

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'Insane': America's 3 Largest Psychiatric Facilities Are Jails

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Bem Tranquilo Jam Da Silva

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High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

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Staunton Lick Lemon Jelly, Simon Franglen et. al.
Turning Point DJ Format

Scientists placed two clusters of cultured forebrain cells side by side (each cluster the size of a head of a pin) in the lab. Within days, the minibrains had fused and particular neurons (in green) migrated from the left side to the right side, as groups of cells do in a real brain. Courtesy of Pasca lab/Stanford University hide caption

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Tiny Lab-Grown 'Brains' Raise Big Ethical Questions

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Be Easy Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Pricks of Brightness Ratatat
Best Day Atmosphere
Meine Zeit Cro
Kada Manja (Uproot Andy Remix) The Very Best
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus
Dead Against Smoking Admiral Fallow
Bill Murray Gorillaz & The Bees
Starting Over (Bad Habits) Typhoon
Jynweythek Ylow Aphex Twin

The Diamond B Ranch, north of Cheyenne, Wyo., is no longer a working property. It's been bought and subdivided by a realty company. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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Rural Lands At Risk As Ranchers Prepare For Retirement

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Buffalo The Phoenix Foundation
Independence Day Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau

Pfizer's Celebrex painkiller posed no more risk of heart or stroke than ibuprofen or naproxen in a large study. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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FDA Panel Affirms Safety Of Painkiller Celebrex

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L to R: Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Drax (Dave Bautista), Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Mantis (Pom Klementieff). Marvel Studios hide caption

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In 'Avengers: Infinity War,' The Superheroes Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

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The Avengers Alan Silvestri
Butter the Soul Cornershop

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New Charges Against VA Nominee: 'Candyman' Dispensed Drugs Freely, Wrecked Car

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