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The Wildfire That Burned Yellowstone and set off a Media Firestorm
Increasingly, wildfires affect populated areas. But 30 years ago, it was a huge fire in Yellowstone National Park that stoked media attention and political controversy.
Increasingly, wildfires affect populated areas. But 30 years ago, it was a huge fire in Yellowstone …
Surviving Heroin
After surviving four heroin overdoses, Heather Wetzel hopes she can stay clean for her daughter.
After surviving four heroin overdoses, Heather Wetzel hopes she can stay clean for her daughter.
Where the Debate Over "Designer Babies" Began
Genetic technology is advancing, and critics are warning of a slippery slope. We spoke with the scientists working at the forefront of the research, families who have benefited and the first-ever "test-tube" baby to understand the debate.
Genetic technology is advancing, and critics are warning of a slippery slope. We spoke with the …
Life as the World's First Test Tube Baby
On July 25, 1978, Louise Brown became the first ever so-called “test-tube baby.” Her birth was one of the biggest media stories of the 20th century, and she became famous just by being born.
On July 25, 1978, Louise Brown became the first ever so-called “test-tube baby.” Her birth was one …
Bitter Supreme Court Confirmations from Bork to Gorsuch
How the bitter hearings over Judge Robert Bork changed how nominees answer questions.
How the bitter hearings over Judge Robert Bork changed how nominees answer questions.
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