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Enlisted soldiers and officers will no longer have to recite “so help me God” in appointment oaths. Photo by Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Air Force Effective immediately, the United States Air Force will not require enlisted members...
The members-only area at the Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland will now be open to women. Photo by Lorna Baldwin/PBS NewsHour The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland voted to admit women today, by 85 percent...
A hose sits on a dead lawn in front of a house on July 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Drought conditions continue to worsen across California with San Diego approaching 1,000 days of drought. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesDespite...
The United States is providing $46 million in new security assistance to Ukraine’s military, but will not provide lethal aid against Russian separatists. Photo by Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The United States will provide $...
Archaeologist Jerry Spangler brought senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown Brown into Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon for a firsthand look at the ancient ruins. As a budding archaeologist in 1989, Jerry Spangler was amazed by what he saw in Utah’s Nine...
The White House ordered a national plan Thursday to fight the serious threat of antibiotic-resistant germs. Photo by Flickr user Sheep purple WASHINGTON — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack...