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A leaked video of the altercation between football star Ray Rice and his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, that took place earlier this year has led the Baltimore Ravens to terminate Rice's contract.
Americans generally agree that too much money is spent running for office. On Monday, the Senate took up a proposed constitutional amendment that could change that, but it's not likely to pass.
London Business School researchers find that the more competent and accomplished women are, the worse their performance evaluations — when it comes to managers with traditional gender attitudes.
The National Park Service held a contest for a drink to celebrate U.S.-British friendship — after the attack 200 years ago. The winner: Gunpowder Cream: a mix of rum, English tea and maple syrup.
David Montenegro made news in 2012 when he officially changed his name to Human. He's now a Democratic candidate in Tuesday's New Hampshire in a challenge to represent the 22nd District.
Congress was back in town on Monday for a two-week sprint before the midterm elections. On the schedule: pass a budget bill so the government doesn't shut down again, decide the fate of the agency that helps businesses finance U.S.-exported goods and figure out what to do about ISIS.