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A dried-out, eight-foot Christmas tree can light, blaze and burn to ash in less than a minute, causing considerable damage in the process, according to research by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. ‘Tis the season for gigantic...
Protesters call for the release of U.S. citizen Alan Gross, who is imprisoned in Cuba, at a rally in Lafayette Park Dec. 3, 2013, across the street from the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON —...
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has emerged as front-runner for the 2016 presidential campaign. Here he takes the stage during the final day of the Republican National Convention on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images...
U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the international response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/...
President Barack Obama is expected to make a statement about Cuba today at the White House at noon EST. We will livestream it here. President Barack Obama is planning to make an announcement about Cuba from the White House at noon EST on Wednesday....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSEbola outbreak is latest example of globalization’s risk Liberia and Guinea meet key targets in Ebola fight as Sierra Leone lags Is an Ebola vaccine on the horizon? JUDY WOODRUFF: Now an update on the...