Explaining Washington D.C.'s Maternal Mortality Rate
Maternal mortality rates in Washington, D.C. are due at least in part to income disparities.
While it may be one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S. The maternal death rate in Washington DC exceeds that of the national average. Advocates call it a tale of two cities; saying many of those deaths point back to the city’s income disparities. Newsy National Correspondent Amber Strong explains why.
Can machines be creative?
Generative AI is a subfield of artificial intelligence that involves training models to generate new content such as text, images, or music.By John Minchillo / AP
Why do bones break?
Dr. Claire Shannon, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, says popping your knuckles – or cracking your knee or your wrist – is considered a 'phenomenon.'By Scripps News
Why are retail thefts on the rise?
It’s organized retail crime — where the thefts are planned, and part of organized rings.By Michael Macor / AP
GoodRx to pay penalty to FTC; feds claim it shared health information
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Why is the Super Bowl halftime show such a big deal?
Despite a huge TV audience, the NFL doesn’t pay performers — though it does cover their expenses.By Matt York / AP
Mount Washington to reach wind chills of -100F, as cold as Mars
The Mars Curiosity rover has recorded nighttime temperatures in recent days of 105 degrees below zero. Temperatures don't often get that low on Earth.By Robert F. Bukaty / AP