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Both parties are playing to the interests of their voters and donors. Photo of White House by Getty Images NEW YORK (AP) — Listen to the Republican candidates for president and they’ll tell you the country faces a dire threat from terrorism,...
Samantha Elauf was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company’s dress code. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON...
Sen. Lindsey Graham is expected to announce his 2016 bid for the White House today. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters He’s an Air Force veteran and current reservist, a former lawyer who raised his sister and the first of his family to attend college...
A juvenile smalltooth sawfish in the Charlotte Harbor estuarine system, Florida. A new study finds that female sawfish can reproduce asexually in the wild. Photo by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Who needs Tinder when you can...
The conviction of a Pennsylvania man who wrote threatening rants on Facebook was thrown out today by the Supreme Court. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of...
A protester holds signs in front of a McDonald’s restaurant during demonstrations for higher wages in the Manhattan borough of New York City in April 2015. Image by Reuters/Lucas Jackson Editor’s Note: Billionaire venture capitalist Nick...