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To avoid paying their hearth taxes in the 1600s, the English would block or destroy their chimneys, leading them to pubs for a hot meal. Today’s pub culture grew out of that 17th-century revolt. Photo by Flickr user summonedbyfells Adjusting...
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, pictured here with President Obama in 2013, will attend the annual policy conference of AIPAC. Photo by Pete Souza/The White House/Handout/Reuters WASHINGTON — In...
Labrador retrievers, like 12-year-old Trudy, were named the nation’s favorite dog by the American Kennel Club. Photo by Julie Treu You have spoken, people of America: For an astounding 24th consecutive year, the most popular breed of dog in...
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sign stands at the headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Sounding a likely retreat, House Republicans weighed short-term...
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch during the Senate Judiciary hearing in January. Photo by Jeff Malet WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation’s next attorney general, as...
The Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, begins today in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Morning Line taking a hiatus What to watch at CPAC U.S.-Israel tensions...