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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioPAT KAYNAROGLU: So a typical day for a working dog here at Penn Vet working dog center- they start out at home with their fosters — which is a very important part of our program so that the dogs are...
An estimated 11 percent of individuals aged 12 or older with alcohol or drug addictions received treatment in 2013, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The survey, released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
Pakistani residents cross a damaged bridge on Saturday after monsoon floods struck the area in Islamabad. Credit: Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images More than 200 people have died in Pakistan and India after heavy monsoon rains and floods swept through...
WASHINGTON — It’s not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. But over the past two years, civil rights advocates have managed to do just that by coaxing settlements in a...
Tourists pass the US Capitol building on a tour bus July 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. Congress has been on break for the month of August. Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task...
WASHINGTON — Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House officials said. The move instantly...