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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits Qingdao, China on April 7, 2014. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/DODBEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a rare tour Monday of China’s first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies. The justices on Monday left in place a state Supreme Court ruling that said...
Steve Scafidi Jr. reads his poem “Portraits of Abraham Lincoln with Clouds for a Ceiling” at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. Portraits of Abraham Lincoln with Clouds for a Ceiling He could feel his...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We want to take another look tonight at the latest unemployment report. For more about that, we are joined now from Washington by Nela Richardson. She is a senior economist with Bloomberg. So we’ve...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: A report published this week in Science magazine offered new remarkable details about the presence of water on one of Saturn’s moons. It once again stirred talk about the possibility of life...
From New Jersey to the Navajo Nation, more than $5 billion has been designated to clean up contaminated areas following the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history. The settlement announced Thursday stems from a legal battle over a company...