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Posted on: Mar 8, 2014, Source: Sacramento News & Review

There's nothing simple about massive open online courses or what they might mean for the future of education. Just ask the professors that teach them.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: Sacramento News & Review

Why do physicians make different end-of-life choices than the rest of us?

Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: Sacramento News & Review

Here are scientists and policy makers in the Sacramento region who play vital roles in the global effort to fix a warming planet.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2004, Source: Sacramento News & Review

'Homeland' attempts to chart the trends in a restless, deeply divided America, and finds a new nationalism taking hold across the country.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review

A reporter takes one last look at the complicated and enchanting island of socialism before the newly strengthened U.S. travel ban takes effect.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review

If you still don't believe that global warming is a reality, go visit a glacier and listen to it drip, drip, drip.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review

The former boy mayor of Cleveland hasn't changed. But he’s hoping the country might.

Posted on: May 15, 2003, Source: Sacramento News & Review

Vietnam War hero and peace advocate Charlie Liteky returned from Baghdad with an unembedded view of what the war was like.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2002, Source: Sacramento News & Review

As parents and public-health advocates prepare to struggle against junk food and the childhood obesity it helps fuel, one school district is providing a healthy choice.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2001, Source: Sacramento News & Review

Charlie Liteky has made the strange sojourn from priest to war hero to human rights activist. He is a man who will do anything, including risk his life, for what he perceives to be a just cause.