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President Barack Obama at a press briefing at the Edgartown School in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA on August 14, 2014. President Obama is vacationing with his family on Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by Rick Friedman/Getty Images...
A frost in Turkey, where most of the world’s hazelnuts grow, has driven up the price of the nut — a main ingredient in Nutella. Nutella photo by Flickr user owlgray A spring frost in Turkey destroyed hundreds of thousands of hazelnut...
View from Contractor’s Hill, Panama, of ships sailing in the Panama Canal in May 2014. A set of locks at either end eases ships through the artificial Gatun Lake, built to reduce the amount of excavation needed for the canal. A third set of...
Photo by Flickr user Sean MacEntee The eurozone is quickly becoming a hotbed for credit card fraud. Recent data released by Euromonitor International, a private analytics company, shows that Europe totaled $2.1 billion in losses in 2013, a 6.2...
This week, 11 middle and high-school students traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in four days of workshops, visit the White House and interview Col. Steve Parker of the U.S. Army, who leads Joining Forces, an initiative that provides...
Ferguson, Missouri, police chief Thomas Jackson spoke to the press Thursday, calling the situation in the St. Louis suburb a “powder keg,” but said that law enforcement was aiming to “facilitate” the protests. “What...