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Jury selection began today for the trial of James Holmes, the shooter who killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in 2012. A record 9,000 people received summons to be considered for the jury. Holmes entered a Century movie theater...
Amy Leibrand, an environmental researcher by day, creates surrealistic images with her smartphone camera and editing apps. She’s now a recognized figure in the mobile photography movement. Video produced and edited by Jackie Shafer, shot by...
Where were you on January 4th at 9:47 a.m. PST? Despite a widely-circulated, NASA-attributed tweet that claimed you’d be floating in midair due to a “long awaited planetary alignment,” you were probably planted firmly on the...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is siding with a Muslim prison inmate in Arkansas who sued for the right to grow a short beard for religious reasons. The court’s unanimous ruling Tuesday in a case about religious liberty stands in contrast to...
AP Photo/Darryl Bush, File Until recently, same-sex couples could not legally marry. Now, some are finding they must wed if they want to keep their partner’s job-based health insurance and other benefits. With same-sex marriage now legal in 35...
American flag stock photo by Jung-Pang Wu/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016 election on...