For all the reports of equipment failures and "close calls" and controller burnout, the nation's air-traffic-control system is in fact far less precarious, in terms of safety, than people imagine it to be. The real threat to the system's integrity has as yet received little attention
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Researchers say that they can—and some states feel they should—reduce the likelihood of divorce by altering the course of bad marriages in the making
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A controversy over subsistence and commercial hunting threatens to tear apart the International Whaling Commission and worsen the problem of illegal whaling
A portrait of an unlikely monk
By trying to keep up with the times, the Museum of Modern Art may obliterate its architectural diary of modernism
A Dantean Novel, to be talked about for years to come
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Government October 1: The Agent Orange Benefits Act takes effect today, entitling Vietnam veterans' children born with the congenital defect spina…