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Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was “behind the curve” in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — From the early stages of the CIA’s coercive interrogations of terror detainees, the agency’s health professionals were intimately involved. Front-line medics and psychologists...
U.S. President Barack Obama and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, R, speak during a press conference at her residence in Yangon on November 14, 2014. Obama began talks with Suu Kyi, in a show of support for the opposition leader...
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives leave the Capitol after a vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill on Thursday. The Senate will now take up the $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running through September 2015. Photo by...
Smoke stacks from the NRG power plant outside of Jewett, Texas. Photo by Nick Simonite/Associated PressWASHINGTON — When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will...
The House of Representatives passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill late Thursday, with just hours to go before the shutdown deadline. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images A massive spending bill to fund the federal government narrowly passed on...