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What does long term care look like for unmarried Americans in their “golden” years? Photo by ABC Studios While the number of single adults is growing in the U.S., the number of Americans over age 65 also is on the rise. The U.S....
President Barack Obama (right) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House on Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C. They were expected to discuss U.S. efforts against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq,...
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the White House perimeter breach on Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Updated at 12:07 p.m. EDT with...
Moazzam Begg was released from Belmarsh Prison in London on Oct. 1. The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped seven terrorism-related charges against the former Guantanamo Bay detainee, deciding there was insufficient evidence to continue with the...
Voters in Gulfport, Mississippi, hold signs for republican Sen. Thad Cochran. Though Republican candidates are focusing their campaigning efforts on health care and jobs, the deficit, immigration and taxes are not far behind. Photo by Justin...
Screen image from PBS NewsHour WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital...