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Providing financial stability to countries around the world is a powerful tool for the U.S. in international relations, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. The U.S. Congress missed an opportunity to build a more stable, more solid institution by...
A federal judge in Texas halted two planned executions Wednesday because the source and additional details about the lethal drug were not disclosed. U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore ruled that it violates the inmates’ constitutional rights for...
Jeff Buckley’s 1994 single, “Hallelujah,” is one of 25 new entries inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. Video by VEVO The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that it was inducting 25 new...
BREAKING: Senior defense official: 1 dead, 14 injured in Fort Hood shooting. — The Associated Press (@AP) April 2, 2014 One person is dead and 14 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood, a Texas Army base in Killeen, Texas, a senior U.S....
The average potency of pot has more than tripled in the past two decades, studies show. Photo by Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor. The average potency of pot has more than tripled in the past two decades, according to testing done for the...
Norrie, who uses only a first name and does not identify as either male or female, poses for a photograph in Redfern near Sydney. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s supreme court has ruled that New South Whales must recognize gender...