A study finds that women who ate a Mediterranean diet plus four tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil per day had a significantly lower risk of breast cancer compared with women on a low-fat diet.
Members of the Ferguson Commission, including co-chairman Starsky Wilson (second from right), listen at a recent hearing. After months of deliberation, the commission is releasing a report laying bare racial and economic inequalities in the St. Louis region, and calling for change.
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In his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, Supreme CourtJustice Stephen Breyer details why American courts no longer have any choice about involving themselves in the law beyond U.S. borders.
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Beatriz and Fabio Costa Vasconcelos pose for a photo in a park in Rio de Janiero. Brazilian couples are increasingly hiring professional photographers to take pictures when the wife is pregnant. The results are widely shared on social media.
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Joyce Carol Oates, pictured above on Easter, 1949. It is strange, she says, to live so long that you are older than your own parents were when they died. She uses the word "vertiginous" to describe the dizzying sensation of looking back on your life from a distance you can't believe you've traveled.
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