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Recep Tayyip Erdogan (second from right), Turkey’s president-elect, after his post-election speech at AK Party headquarters in Ankara on Aug. 11. Photo by Volkan Furuncu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey’s governing...
Comedian and actor Robin Williams at “The Crazy Ones” press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Oct. 8, 2013. Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage Comedian and actor Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning at his Northern California...
A new California bill would require publicly-funded schools to adopt “affirmative consent standards.” Still by PBS NewsHour The California State Assembly is set to review legislation that would require schools receiving public funding to...
Photo by Wikimedia user Moritz Wickendorf An Israeli-based counterfeiting ring produced and circulated over $77 million of mostly fake $100 bills for more than a decade without being discovered, until now. During the 1990s, Bloomberg reported,...
Lt. Sean Flood, Ranger Deb McNamara, Ranger Ted Fusco and Capt. Stephen Owens, who help provide security at the Massachusetts State House, participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 7. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty...
Photo by Flickr user Aranami WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday. The loss for the spring quarter, which ended June 30,...