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A fragment from Amelia Earhart’s plane may bring researchers one step closer to solving her mysterious disappearance. After 77 years of searching, researchers announced they are one big step closer to knowing where aviation pioneer Amelia...
Senate. Argh. House of Representatives. Ugh. Americans, clearly questioning the value and usefulness of their members of Congress, should take heart in another aspect of the democratic process — the scores of ballot measures that could have...
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Letter-shaming is the latest tactic being used to get drive Alaskans to the polls. Photo by Flickr user Lynn D. Rosentrater. Editor’s Note: As a contentious U.S. Senate race plays out in their backyards, Alaska voters are receiving...
Cabinet ministers in Zambia have appointed Vice President Guy Scott to serve as an interim-president of the African country, making him Africa’s first white head of state since apartheid. The news of his appointment was announced on Thursday,...
After six years, the Federal Reserve announced the final drawdown of its bonding-buying program known as quantitative easing, or QE, at the end of its two-day policy meeting Wednesday. Since the fall of 2008, the central bank has been buying...