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Colleges are introducing new programs targeting prospective Native American students, hoping to show that higher education and their cultural identities can complement each other.
Running in a district almost evenly divided among Democrats, Republicans, and independents, Carl DeMaio gives the GOP one of its best chances for winning a Democratic-controlled seat.
Archaeologists have unearthed 13,400-year-old weapons crafted by the Clovis people mixed in with bones from an extinct elephant relative.
While watching 'Dawn,' viewers can take in the film's message about interspecies tolerance while also enjoying the action scenes.
The Census Bureau, the Department of the Interior, and the CIA: What do these agencies have in common? They're being humorous on Twitter, a move that experts are lauding, even in the face of controversy.
A study of chimpanzees' cognitive abilities suggest that some chimps are more intelligent than others, with genetic influences accounting for about half of the variability, say researchers.
Israel launched airstrikes on militants' homes and called up 40,000 reservists amid a dramatic increase in rockets from Gaza, for which Hamas claimed responsibility.
A distinct inner ear bone formation thought to be unique to Neanderthals has turned up in a very different sort of ancient human found in China.
Sunday's shooting into a crowd marks a relapse in a constant struggle against crime and violence in New Orleans, this time striking the heart of the crucial tourism sector.
'Bigfoot' hair samples, studied in collaboration between Bigfoot believers and geneticists, failed to reveal new primate DNA, but scientists may have discovered a new species of bear.