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Washington, D.C.’s famous cherry blossoms are in full bloom as Congress returns from a two-week break. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Congress reconvenes Monday after a two-week recess, and plunges immediately into a...
Scientists at Stanford University say they have developed an ultrafast aluminum battery that can be charged in as little as one minute. Researchers say the long-lasting and inexpensive prototype could also become a safer alternative to other...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: China’s official growth rate is one of those statistics that people around the world pay close attention to. After all, it’s the second largest economy in the world. But some question...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about Hillary Clinton’s run for the presidency, we are joined now from Washington by one of the nation’s top political reporters, Dan Balz, a chief correspondent of The...
Marine Le Pen (L), France’s National Front political party leader, and her father Jean-Marie Le Pen attend their party congress in Lyon, November 29, 2014. Marine Le Pen has called on her father to leave politics following his recent...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New Orleans on Nov. 1, 2014. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state planned to enter the 2016 Democratic race with an online video posted on social media on Sunday. Credit...