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Many women in their reproductive age are being prescribed opioid drugs, which increase the risk of birth defects in children, a government report found. Photo by Comstock Images/Getty Images A government report found that a significant number of U.S...
Yemen president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, a U.S. ally against his country’s al-Qaida group, submitted his resignation to parliament on Thursday. The decision was made after a Shiite rebel group known as Houthis pressured him to concede more...
2014 was a turbulent year for Iraq. Already ravaged by decades of war, sectarian violence, and corruption, the country also endured the rapid rise and terrifying takeover of radical extremists across the North. We recently talked to three Iraqis...
US President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One on March 28, 2014. Image by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Obama hitting the road Today, he’s in Kansas (before talking to YouTube stars) House abortion bill falls...
HAVANA — The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials. U.S. objectives...
Performances have qualified 1,700 hospitals for Medicare bonuses, yet government penalties may wipe them out. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Medicare is giving bonuses to a majority of hospitals that it graded on quality, but many of those rewards...