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Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Cairo to take part in an international conference on rebuilding Gaza, after Israel's latest military operation against Hamas militants there.
Sunday Puzzle...
Every answer is the name of a popular prime-time TV series from this century, on either broadcast or cable. Identify the shows from their anagrams.
The face in Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada's larger-than-life portrait is a c...
This month, the National Portrait Gallery presented its largest portrait yet, a 6-acre face rendered in sand and soil on the National Mall.
The dirt and gravel at the Baharka displacement camp in northern Iraq will t...
With winter approaching, most of the 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic extremists will be living outside through the winter in Iraq's north, where temperatures frequently drop below freezing.
Shoppers are heading into the heavy-spending season with no new credit safeguards in place. Experts say it'll be at least another year before the U.S. system moves beyond technology from the 1970s.
In the northwestern United States, this crayfish would be just a friendly bi...
Scotland has some of the best trout fishing in the world. Now the North American signal crayfish is taking over waterways, threatening to wipe out native populations of insects those trout eat.