Can a Computer Read Your Mind?

Learn about a fascinating mind-reading experiment conducted by psychologists and computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University.

This Day in History

King Henry VIII was crowned on this day in 1509 at Westminster Abbey. Take a look behind the castle walls for an in-depth look at his time as King of England.

The Korean War

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950. See how a civil war between North and South Korea quickly escalated into an international conflict.

Spotlight on the United Nations

Take a look back at the history, structure, and accomplishments brought about by the United Nations – an organization that was established this week in 1945.

Daily News Story

This week, Democrats from the House of Representatives staged a 26-hour sit-in to sway Republicans to allow votes on gun control measures. Watch the whole story. 

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    Banner image far left, Seranak, The Berkshires photo by David Winn. Center banner image, Elm Park Bridge, courtesy Worcester Chamber of Commerce.  

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