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Women changing the face of medicine

When she graduated from Geneva Medical College in New York on January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the United States...

U.S. rolls out welcome mat for China

This group of tourists from China taking in the sights of the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall National Memorial could be the...

This app may save your life

Jennifer Farrell, a fourth-year Tulane University medical student, is interested in trauma surgery and “passionate about global health.” Even before studying medicine, Farrell had...

Another win for Operation Crash

The ongoing effort to find and stop people engaged in illegally killing rhinoceros and unlawfully trafficking their horns scored another success as an auction...

Meet the youngest woman in Congress. She campaigned from a pickup...

Elise Stefanik proves that youth is no barrier to political success. At age 30, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. During her...

Air Force One: U.S. presidents’ first-class ride

It is unquestionably the most exclusive ride in the world: the gleaming, blue-and-white jumbo jet that answers to the call signal Air Force One. It’s...

Words of wisdom from America’s original self-made man

Benjamin Franklin was the quintessential self-made man. Born on January 17, 1706, into a modest family, he received only a few years of education....
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Born of diversity, U.S. embraces all faiths

The United States is not only a nation born of diversity, but one that thrives because of it. Every day, Americans of all faiths,...

Five years ago: Devastation in Haiti. Today: Long-term development.

When Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010, the country was already considered the poorest country in the Western...