Ruby Samuels

confirmation hearings

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis to testify against Jeff Sessions in Senate confirmation

Ruby Samuels
1.9.17
environment

A block of ice the size of Delaware could trigger a 4-inch sea level rise

Ruby Samuels
1.8.17
Donald Trump

Historically black college is sending marching band to Trump’s inauguration

Ruby Samuels
1.5.17
gun control

Far fewer people buy guns without background checks than previously thought, study says

Ruby Samuels
1.3.17
united states

Vanderbilt will pay $1.2 million to remove 'confederate' name from dorm

The Nashville-based university is giving back the United Daughters of the Confederacy a $1.2 million donation, too.
Ruby Samuels
8.16.16
middle east

Islamic State recruits knew pretty much nothing about Islam, documents show

Some young men were lured by an alcohol-drinking recruiter. Others ordered 'Islam for Dummies' from Amazon before going to Syria.
Ruby Samuels
8.15.16
americas

13 states sue over Obama’s ‘unconstitutional' transgender bathroom policy

The complaint accuses the Obama administration of turning public institutions "into laboratories for a massive social experiment."
Ruby Samuels
8.12.16
olympics

LGBT athletes are breaking a new kind of Olympic record in Rio

There have never been so many out-as-LGBT athletes at the Olympics, and the percentage growth in just 8 years has been staggering.
Ruby Samuels
8.10.16
genetics

A 'cure' for addiction is theoretically possible — but still far away

The good news: scientists have singled out the genes that are thought to be behind addiction. The bad: there's almost 1,000 of them.
Ruby Samuels
8.9.16
Health

Juries that watch slow-motion footage convict more often, study finds

Simulated juries filled with participants who watched slowed-down surveillance footage of a store clerk being shot were four times more likely to unanimously convict the assailant of murder than the fake juries that watched the images at regular speed.
Ruby Samuels
8.2.16
americas

Texas college students plan to protest 'campus carry' gun law with dildos

A controversial new law that allows people to carry concealed handguns into most buildings on public college campuses took effect on Monday in Texas.
Ruby Samuels
8.1.16
environment

Videos show the intensity of the flood that killed two people in Maryland

As many as 16 people are still missing after torrential rains turned the streets of a Baltimore suburb into a maze of raging rivers over the weekend.
Ruby Samuels
8.1.16
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