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Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar, walk towards the Syrian border, on August 11, 2014. Photo by Rodi Said/Reuters June 20 is World Refugee Day, a day of remembrance and...
U.S. President Barack Obama and China’s Xi Jinping shake hands at the end of their news conference in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing November 12, 2014. The two country leaders will meet for annual talks in Washington next week. Photo...
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the opening of the 2015 National Action Network Convention in New York City April 8, 2015. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters INDIANOLA, Iowa — Bernie Sanders likes to call it “practicing democracy.”...
Blake Scherrer looks at a Barrett .50 caliber rifle in the trade booths showroom during the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee April 12, 2015. National leaders say Congressional action on gun control is...
A man prays before Ramadan tarawih prayers at Assyafaah mosque in Singapore on June 17, 2015. Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began around the world on Wednesday evening. During Ramadan Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset...
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. A nonpartisan government study says repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit and...