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The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.
While a new mattress was often a purchase put off as long as possible, consumers today are replacing their mattresses more often.
Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from many parents and pundits. The program also raises questions about the limitations of choice in narrowing access and equity gaps.
Scientific evidence showing health benefits from engaging in the arts is still weak. But Los Angeles students in their 80s say their poetry class gives them joy, solace, community and a voice.