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With the NBA playoffs about to begin, the Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league and the most exciting playing style — highlighted by Stephen Curry's long-range shooting.
During the panel's hearing on Thursday, Sen. Pat Roberts cellphone rang. And what ringtone does the Kansas Republican have on his phone? It was the theme from the Disney movie Frozen, "Let It Go."
The new road signs for Lindstrom dropped the diacritical mark over the letter "o" — known as an umlaut. The area has deep Scandinavian roots. The governor intervened, the umlauts will be back.
Tens of thousands of people are trying to flee Africa by boarding rickety and often overcrowded boats for the journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Many ships capsize or are abandoned by smugglers, and hundreds have already died en route. More than 10,000 people were rescued this week alone.
Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei (left) speaks during the signing ceremony...
China says 57 countries have signed on as members of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, but the U.S. is not among them. Some analysts say the bank is a sign of diminished U.S. power.
Under the Affordable Care Act, women are supposed to have access to free birth control. But a new study shows that some insurers are not covering all kinds of contraception.