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File photo of a gun convention attendee looking at a weapon equipped with a silencer. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: One-Third Of Americans Own Guns, Highest In Areas Of ‘Gun Culture’

One-third of Americans own at least one gun, with the highest percentage of gun owners being white males over the age of 55, a new “gun culture” study finds.

06/30/2015

President Barack Obama has preached economic opportunity and equal access to education as cornerstones of the legacy he wants to leave behind. But in the contest to host his presidential library, two public universities that serve needy communities fear the playing field has been tilted against them by a pair of elite, private schools with seemingly endless money (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Vying For Obama Presidential Library, Wealthy Universities Hold Advantage

President Barack Obama has preached economic opportunity and equal access to education as cornerstones of the legacy he wants to leave behind. But in the contest to host his presidential library, two public universities that serve needy communities fear the playing field has been tilted against them by a pair of elite, private schools with seemingly endless money

12/31/2014

Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds: Don’t Blame Global Warming For California Drought

Don’t blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.

12/09/2014

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Study: Academic, Behavior Gap Leaves Boys Further Behind Girls In US Economy

The behavioral and academic gap between boys and girls has grown larger than divides between rich and poor, and even race, with experts saying the widening gender gap has created a “crisis” that is hurting the U.S. economy.

04/29/2014

Researchers find those with anti-homosexual views die an average of 2.5 years earlier than those who don't. (Getty Images)

Study: Homophobic People Die Younger

Survey participants who showed anti-gay views died an average of 2.5 years earlier than those who didn’t.

02/22/2014

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that income inequality has made the American Dream a "myth." (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Time Warner)

Nobel Prize Economist: Income Inequality Has Made American Dream A ‘Myth’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz believes that the American Dream has become a myth.

10/03/2012