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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 soldier goes through the decontamination process with U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, who are earmarked for the fight against Ebola, take part in training before their deployment to West Africa. Photo by Harrison McClary/...
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...