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Detainees are escorted to an area to make phone calls as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona....
Giving makes us feel good, but not enough Americans do it. Photo by Flickr user Kymberly Janisch. Editor’s Note: The Ice Bucket Challenge was the height of American cool this summer. (If you need proof, even the NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill and Judy...
Video by Greg Abbott campaign On a summer day in 1984, Greg Abbott was out for a jog, when an oak tree fell on his back, paralyzing him from the waist down. Abbott was only 26 years old at the time of the accident, and has used a wheelchair since...
Researchers believe the Lone Star tick is at the root of a troubling new meat allergy. Image by Lyle Buss A female Lone Star Tick sits on a blade of grass. Image by Kallista Images and Getty Images[/caption]One night in the summer of 2009, Jeremy...
American journalist Steven Sotloff, right, was reportedly killed by Islamic fighters Tuesday. U.S. intelligence analysts believe Sotloff was beheaded some time after another U.S. reporter, James Foley, was killed by the same militant group....
Estonia’s President Toomas Hendrik Ilves (L) and US President Barack Obama (2nd L) inspect a military honor guard prior to meetings at the Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, Estonia, September 3, 2014. Photo by Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty ImagesTALLINN...