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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside – Ebola. The past week...
A Swedish Navy fast-attack craft patrols the waters off Sweden on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. On Friday, the Swedish military announced the operation in the Baltic Sea, following reports of suspicious “foreign underwater activity”. Photo by...
Imagine: “@PDChina: Some runners have given up in the 2014 Beijing Marathon due to serious air pollution in Beijing. pic.twitter.com/t1qyhnstDo” — John Bussey (@johncbussey) October 19, 2014 The 34th Beijing International Marathon went on as...
Miles O’brien spoke with Rich Zurek, chief scientist of Mars Program Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory, about particles in Comet Siding Spring’s tail that could collide with NASA’s Mars orbiters. The tiny tail...
Catholic bishops scrapped their initial welcome of homosexuals into the church, a measure sought by Pope Francis, as their two-week synod in Vatican City concluded Saturday. Pope Francis greets French cardinal Roger Etchegaray on Oct. 5 at the end...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  And now more of our continuing series, “The War on ISIS.”  Detailed analysis of the administration’s efforts to halt the advance by Islamic extremists who have captured large...