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Americans could do a better job of practicing neighborly generosity, according to research from the University of Notre Dame. Photo by Flickr user Cubosh. Editor’s Note: When’s the last time you gave your neighbor a cup of sugar or...
Student in Goucher College video announcing video-only application option rips up a transcript.Can an applicant explain why he or she would thrive at a given college in two minutes? If the applicant wants to enroll at Goucher College, that is pretty...
The Department of Labor said the number of applications for unemployment claims rose by 4,000 for the week ending August 30. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images.Initial jobless claims rose by 4,000 for the week ending August 30, bringing the total for...
Video by Associated Press Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video Thursday, proclaiming the establishment of a new branch of the terrorist organization in India. In the 55-minute video, al-Zawahiri claimed the group will begin jihadist...
A section of an oil refinery is guarded as it is brought on a truck to the Kawergosk Refinery, east of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq on July 14. An offensive by jihadists had cut output by 260,000 barrels a day in June to 3.17 million, after...
(From L-R) French President Francois Hollande, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hold a meeting on the...