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CIA director John Brennan makes a point during a news conference at CIA Headquarters in Virginia, December 11, 2014. Brennan said Sunday that the presence of an Iranian general in command of some Iraqi forces is contributing to instability in Iraq...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Turning now to news from Europe, there was voting today in local elections throughout France, and early indications are that the far right, led by the National Front Party leader, Marine Le Pen,...
Nine-day-old chicks drink water at a Foster Farms ranch near Turlock, California June 16, 2014. A new study indicated a global trend of growing use of antimicrobials in livestock production. Photo by Max Whittaker/Reuters Global use of...
Close up of hand tossing coin via Getty Images. Dr. Dae Hee Kwak, a professor at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, decided to try flipping a coin in 2011 to see if chance could outperform the experts on picks for the Men’s NCAA...
The Uber Technologies Inc. car service application is demonstrated for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Photo by Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images. If you’re in New York City,...
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani speaks during a event with media in Kabul, March 21, 2015. Ghani publicly acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that Islamic State was gaining influence in Afghanistan, as he prepared to leave for the United...