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Photo by Rick Wilking/ReutersAhead of the holiday shopping season, online retail giant Amazon.com is planning to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The storefront will offer something that...
A state police officer stands Thursday near a mass grave discovered outside of Iguala, Mexico. The Mexican government is facing international pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students after being attacked by police linked to a drug gang....
Polls show interest in the midterm election is the lowest in more than a decade. Image by Paul Bradbury and Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Just a third of people have given “some” thought to this midterm And they’re not paying much...
Malala Yousafzai, an education and women’s rights activist from Pakistan, meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Aug. 18, 2014 in New York City. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images Children’s rights advocates Malala Yousafzai of...
Having self-control, says Walter Mischel, carries strong protective effects. But those self-control skills can be taught. Photo by Flickr user Nick Kenrick. Editor’s Note: Teaching self-control, or the ability to delay gratification, says...
An election official answers a question for a voter on November 6, 2012 in Mansfield, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty ImagesAUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge likened Texas’ strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to...