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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...
Bryony’s Wagon, 2010. Photo by Iain McKell Imagine a country road, a single lane winding past farms and tractors. Now, picture a line of cars backed-up, crawling at 15 mph behind a horse-drawn wagon. Most would blame the wagon or the slow-...
The bright light in the lower right region of the sun shows an X-class solar flare on Oct. 26, 2014, as captured by NASA’s SDO. This was the third X-class flare in 48 hour. Image by NASA/SDO The giant spot on the face of the sun has scientists...
WASHINGTON — Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to...