Shifting political winds may explain the lack of awareness about Chiu Teng Hiok, who helped the British shine in basketball at the 1924 Paris Games.
Readers write about fighting terrorism, ending homelessness, and finding ice on Mars.
Jordan's first lady launched a YouTube page in March to begin a dialogue between Arabs and Westerners.
Counterinsurgency efforts require US soldiers to shift from fighting to peacekeeping, but many feel ill-prepared to conduct investigations and interact with Iraqis.
Geoff Marcy, astronomy’s Indiana Jones, had 10 days, one telescope, and a universe of planets to discover.
The US had failed her. So Anita Jain turned to her ancestral home to provide a husband.
New study is part of a broader effort to understand the early years of the universe, after the big bang.
Helen LaKelly Hunt of Women Moving Millions aspires to raise $150 million by next spring.
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