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Hundreds of flights were cancelled over the weekend as aftershocks from Thursday’s air traffic control fire rippled across the country. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security...
College enrollment has declined by nearly a million since 2011. Photo by Flickr user Tobias Leeger. In today’s economy, earning a college degree is still a winning choice. The unemployment rate for Americans with bachelor’s degrees or higher is just...
A drugstore clerk removes Tylenol capsules from the shelves of a pharmacy Sept. 30, 1982, in New York City after reports of tampering. Seven people in the Chicago area were killed that year by Tylenol that had been poisoned with potassium cyanide....
Recreational marijuana for sale in a Colorado cannibs shop. Photo by PBS NewsHourDENVER — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to...
An American flag flies over the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Larisa EpatkoWASHINGTON — The Obama administration is seeking to close a court hearing on the government’s treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, saying that...
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to fight such extremists. Pictured:...