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Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Scott Hammond with the team at NREL

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town! Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by...

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Study: Auto Insurers Charge Widows Higher Premiums Than Married Women

WASHINGTON—The Consumer Federation of America released research findings on July 27, which concluded that the major auto insurance companies, with the exception of State Farm, are almost always charging single, divorced, and widowed women more than married women. GEICO, Farmers, …... Read More

  • Actor Adi Rukun, left, and director Joshua Oppenheimer pose for photographers at the photo call for the film The Look of Silence the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/David Azia)

    When Your Neighbors Are Murderers

    WASHINGTON—In Joshua Oppenheimer’s latest documentary, “The Look of Silence,” there is a scene when an elderly mother is asked, “How do you feel living surrounded... Read more

  • Four Marines and One Sailor Killed In Military Center Shootings In Chattanooga, Tennessee

    Chattanooga Shattered: A Single Gunshot, Silence, and Terror

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.—A single “pop” cut through the quiet morning. Those who heard it had a moment to ponder the noise. On this ordinary Thursday, some... Read more

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    Falun Gong Parade in Capital Marks 16 Years of Persecution in China

    WASHINGTON—Practitioners of the Chinese spiritual discipline Falun Gong converged here, holding a rally on the South Lawn of Capitol Hill, marching with a brass band... Read more

  • Trinity Test 70th Anniversary

    70 Years After First Atomic Bomb Test, Residents Want US Help

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—An unknown blast shook the desolate New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, unsettling the historic Hispanic village of Tularosa. Most residents lacked... Read more

  • Chinese Government Named In Breach Of Federal Data System

    Hacked OPM Employee Data so Sensitive, Victims Could Need ID Theft Protection for Life

    Near the end of 2014, after hackers looted Sony’s database, a number of former employees filed class action lawsuits against the company, arguing that the... Read more

  • Nikita Kraiouchkine holds a Russian flag at a rally in Kansas City, Missouri on June 27, 2015. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    Corn, Wind, and Growing Confidence on Ride2Freedom

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Two of the American teen cyclists in Ride2Freedom are honoring the lands of their parents. Nikita Kraiouchkine said, “I’m 17 years old and... Read more

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    Ride2Freedom Rides to Cooperation

    A budget war in the Illinois state legislature had a moment of  peace when Ride2Freedom came to town. Ride2Freedom is a team of young people cycling... Read more

  • Annie Chen in van June 27, 2015 (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    Inspiring Leadership Lessons in Ride2Freedom (Photos)

    For one member of Ride2Freedom, the 3,000 mile journey has strengthened her resolve to put others first. Annie Chen of Troy, Michigan is 19 years old, and... Read more

  • KCMO Ride2Freedom rally at Country Club Plaza on June 27, 2015. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    Missouri Officials Welcome Ride2Freedom Cyclists and Their Noble Mission

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Ride2Freedom is a small group of teens, young adults and preteens who are biking across America. Their mission is to raise awareness about... Read more


    US World Cup Champions in New York Show Our Girls the Sky’s the Limit (+ Photos)

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have noticed that the U.S. is pretty pumped up right now for soccer—women’s soccer—and its FIFA... Read more

  • Ride2Freedom Flora Yam

    Ride2Freedom: ‘Our Young Generation’s Power’

    Flora Yan, 15, joined a team of 25 youths to bike from Los Angeles to Washington to New York. She wants to help bring freedom... Read more

  • Pasdar family at the Country Club Plaza, KCMO on June 27, 2015. Arian (left), Reza and Anahita Pasdar from Austria on Day 27.  (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    New Twist on Family Vacation: Bicycling to Make a Difference (Photo Essay)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— It’s all in the family for the Pasdars — bicycling across the U.S, saving orphans, and meeting the President. Arian Pasdar, 18,... Read more

  • Retired U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt., John R. Pedevillano, 93, of College Park, Md., center, with the Presidential Unit Citation with one Oak Leaf Cluster during a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    70 Years Later, WWII Bombardier Receives Presidential Honor

    WASHINGTON—At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by... Read more

  • Ride2Freedom cyclists Marton and Kata Baranyai, from Hungary, sit on one of the 200 fountains in Kansas City Missouri at the Country Club Plaza, June 27, 2015. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    Hungarian Couple Joins Ride2Freedom to Rescue Orphans (Photos)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Marton Baranyai, 23, and his wife, Kata Baranyai, 25, are Ride2Freedom cyclists from Hungary, who joined the 3,000 mile biking journey from Los... Read more

  • Rachel Palencik poses for a photograph with her frozen breast milk. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    The Battle for Control of the Growing Breast Milk Industry

    TRENTON, N.J.—It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the... Read more

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    Best Friends Ride Together in Ride2Freedom (Photos)

    TOPEKA, Kan.—A pair of boys are cycling 3,000 miles to help orphans on the other side of the world. Chunjing Neumann, 13, from Virginia, and... Read more

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