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Over the weekend, the Venezuelan national assembly granted President Nicolas Maduro emergency powers. The U.S. recently imposed sanctions against some of Maduro's party leaders.
The state's earlier ban on judges belonging to groups that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation now applies to youth organizations. Does this take judicial impartiality too far?
Doug Quinn's ranch house in Toms River, N.J., was heavily damaged by floodin...
It's the latest step in a growing controversy after thousands of homeowners said insurance companies lowballed damage estimates and insurance insiders called the appeals process "rigged."
The trial continued Monday for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Three police officers recalled a battle with the accused bombers in Watertown, Mass., four days after the attack.
A detail from the north wall of Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry murals shows...
This is the first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit. It's a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy.
The Muffinz's newest album, Do What You Love, tackles heavy issues such as p...
Johannesburg-based band The Muffinz tackles AIDS, politics and education while blending jazz, soul and R&B with their country's choral traditions.