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When the “Bat-Man” first appeared, he did so from the shadows, clad in a vampiric cowl with slits for eyes, long, sharp ears and a cape with bat-like wings. That was in 1939, in the pages of Detective Comics No. 27. Six months later, when Batman’s...
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Split decisions on health care law ‘Obamacare’ remains trip wire for Democrats David Perdue surprises with win in Georgia Senate GOP runoff Senate Democrats prep immigration...
BREAKING: Taiwanese news agency: Plane crashes in emergency landing, killing 51 people, injuring 7. — The Associated Press (@AP) July 23, 2014 A Transasia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in Taiwan, killing 51...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel Wednesday for talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the U.N.’s Ban Ki-moon. Photo by Abbas MomaniAFP/Getty Images JERUSALEM —...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: It’s been five days since a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over Eastern Ukraine, and, today, 200 of the 298 victims reached the first stop on the way home. Neil Connery of Independent...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The battle between Hamas and Israel raged on, and prompted some commercial airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv. RELATED LINKSUN human rights chief questions legality of Israel’s air campaign As...