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Preventing Nuclear Terrorism

The fight for nuclear non-proliferation by state and non-state actors alike.

When Televangelism Got Big

Deregulation of the airwaves helped lead to the success of televangelism, and cable made it stronger.
Three generations of men on family farm

Our Farming Ancestors

While fewer farming family can be found today than many years ago, they still remain an important concept for any genealogist to understand.

What is Emotional Labor Worth?

Emotional labor is a concept that sociologist Arlie Hochschild developed in the 1983 book The Managed Heart.

Cuban-American Relations Through The Years

After 55 years, diplomatic relations have been re-established between the United States and Cuba.

EPA Announces 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Award Winners

The 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Award winners discover new strategies for pollution prevention.

Infection Control 600 Years Before the CDC

Modern health authorities combating the Ebola virus in West Africa might look to medieval infection control for inspiration.