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Amid reports of lavish spending, Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock announced he's stepping down, surprising supporters and detractors. Illinois residents are struggling to make sense of the sudden move.
Dave Isay founded StoryCorps with the goal of giving everyone a chance to be heard. Now a new smartphone app lets anyone record an interview that will be archived at the Library of Congress.
Human Rights Watch offers new photographic and video evidence that shows Iraqi militias looting property and burning homes and villages of Sunni civilians in areas formerly controlled by ISIS.
You'd think the British would have their tea down by now. But The Telegraph says most brew their tea incorrectly, letting it steep for just two minutes instead of at least five.
Before sending agents to the White House, the Secret Service wants to give them realistic training. The agency requested $8 million to build a replica. Some lawmakers say one White House is enough.
The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during WWII. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.