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The Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law, allowing the law to stand. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter...
Bones of a prehistoric horse found near a Canadian reservoir points to evidence that humans migrated to North America earlier than previously thought, according to a new study published today. Photo courtesy of Michael Waters. Bone fragments from...
Protestors block the road in Washington, D.C., during a protest after two grand juries decided against indicting police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York. Photo by Samuel Corum/...
The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity building at University of Virginia was the site of an alleged gang rape of a university student as described in a Dec. 2014 Rolling Stone article, which has since come under scrutiny. A police investigation, however, was...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter appear for photographs before sitting down for...
In the fall, the Supreme Court will hear the case of a man who has been held since 1963 for killing a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge, when he was 17 years old. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is adding a...