Why climate change is an ‘all-encompassing threat’

Why climate change is an ‘all-encompassing threat’

Although a candidate just entered the 2020 presidential race with a platform centered on climate change, some experts say Americans aren’t fully aware of the scope and seriousness of global warming.
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This Wilderness Survival Program Offers A Chance To Live As The Cavemen Did

This Wilderness Survival Program Offers A Chance To Live As The Cavemen Did

For those tired of the stresses and excesses of contemporary civilization, a survival expert in the Italian Alps offers a training program in living as the Neanderthals did. Participants endure a rough existence in the wilderness, learning to kill prey fo
In Afghanistan, Fighting The Taliban Increasingly Involves Covert Operations

In Afghanistan, Fighting The Taliban Increasingly Involves Covert Operations

The U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan since shortly after 9/11, ousting the Taliban and their harsh interpretation of Islam from power that fall. But the insurgent group as which it reformed has plagued Afghanistan with violence ever since. Now, the w
Why Cambodian Orphanages House So Many Children Whose Parents Are Still Alive

Why Cambodian Orphanages House So Many Children Whose Parents Are Still Alive

The concept of orphanages has long been considered outdated in developed countries. In the developing world, however, these institutions still house hundreds of thousands of children. But the surprising reality is that the parents of most of these childre
Why Millennials Are Moving Away From Large Urban Centers

Why Millennials Are Moving Away From Large Urban Centers

For years, rural areas and small towns consistently lost some of their most talented young people, who moved to urban centers. But recent census data indicates that this “brain drain” phenomenon is subsiding.
Blockbuster Da Vinci Exhibition Showcases The Master's ‘Endless Curiosity’

Blockbuster Da Vinci Exhibition Showcases The Master's ‘Endless Curiosity’

The blockbuster exhibit of the year celebrates Leonardo da Vinci, 500 years after his death. People are flocking to the Louvre Museum in Paris to see the work of the master, who was born in Italy, died in France and personified the expression Renaissance
David Rubenstein's Take On What American History Can Teach Our Politicians

David Rubenstein's Take On What American History Can Teach Our Politicians

In 2013, billionaire investor, businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein set out an ambitious plan to moderate conversations with prominent historians before an audience of bipartisan lawmakers. The goal: help members of Congress become more knowled
How Fiction Draws Pulitzer-Winner Elizabeth Strout Home To Maine

How Fiction Draws Pulitzer-Winner Elizabeth Strout Home To Maine

Olive Kitteridge is overbearing and hard to love, as well as complicated and compelling. The character at the center of Elizabeth Strout's 2009 Pulitzer-winning novel is also back -- in a new book called Olive, Again. Strout takes Jeffrey Brown on a tour
Firearms Museum Takes Aim At Understanding History, Culture Of Guns

Firearms Museum Takes Aim At Understanding History, Culture Of Guns

Wyoming is the least populous state in the U.S. but ranks near the top in per capita gun ownership. It's also home to the nation's most comprehensive collection of historical firearms. Jeffrey Brown reports from Cody, where a renovated firearms museum tra