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June 12, 2014
Imagine if people from Kansas and California were as genetically distinct from each other as someone from Germany is from someone from Japan. That’s the kind of remarkable genetic variation that scientists have now found within Mexico, thanks to the first fine-scale study of human genetic variation in that country. This local diversity could help...
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Libby Phelps knows her infamously anti-gay grandfather is probably rolling over in his grave over the fact that she posed this week for the NOH8 campaign. But the granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, who died earlier this year, is continuing to step forward in her public support for the community that her...
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British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Mexican partner Jose Antonio Meade signed a joint declaration Wednesday that establishes the framework for parallel culture programs in 2015, when every nation will put on a series of events in the other country. Hague and Meade, who is on a three-day visit to Britain, signed the declaration for...
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Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray on Wednesday supported his administration’s recently adjusted Mexico economic growth forecast for 2014, saying things are picking up, helped by indications of a strengthening economy in the United States. Videgaray says the gross domestic product forecast of 2.7 percent indicates a faster growth rate for the rest of 2014, after...
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