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Photo by Daniel Lai/Aurora via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee convenes in Washington, DC, Tuesday to deliberate its next step on interest rates. If the FOMC agrees that the labor market is strong...
People come to see the temporary temple by renowned Burning Man artist David Best on Monday in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images In Northern Ireland, in a city notorious for its Protestant-Catholic tensions, a...
A severe geomagnetic storm slammed into Earth on Tuesday, generating spectacular northern lights, like these seen over Finland. Photo by Pekka Sakki/Reuters If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, look up at the sky tonight for a spectacular light...
Nearly half of Millennials said that a major reason why they visit Facebook is to stay up-to-date on the latest news, according to a study recently released by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are researching a promising therapy in which the body’s immune system is turned into a cancer-fighting weapon. Photo by Penn Medicine A group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman...
Millions of Israelis turned out to vote on Tuesday in a tightly-fought election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to defeat a strong campaign by the centre-left opposition to deny him a fourth term in office. Photo by...