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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media at his official residence in Tokyo on Jan. 25, 2015. Abe expressed anger at a video purporting to show the execution of a Japanese citizen by Islamic State militants, and insisted Tokyo...
From Jan. 20-24, racers from all over Europe are taking part in the 2015 Sedivackuv Long dog sled race in the Orlicke mountains near the Czech-Polish border.  A musher rides his dog sled during a stage of the Sedivackuv Long dog sled race in Destne...
WASHINGTON — Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government’s health insurance website. The administration reversed course Friday and scaled back the release of...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India and visit Saudi Arabia to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday. The schedule change, announced shortly before...
President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hall of Fame baseball player Ernie Banks in the East Room at the White House on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Legendary Chicago Cubs...
Joseph Sledge is shown here at Pamlico Correctional Institution in Bayboro, North Carolina in 2013. Sledge, 68, who served 34 years in prison, is poised to become the oldest and longest-serving inmate in North Carolina found to be wrongly convicted...