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Authorities arrested an Illinois teenager Saturday on charges that the teen aimed to fly to the Middle East to join the Islamic State. Photo by Wikimedia user Piotrus On Saturday, authorities arrested a 19-year-old in Chicago, alleging that the teen...
Sen. Kay Hagan speaks with supporters during an event in Statesville, N.C. on Sept. 24. Democrats have said if they win North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa, they will hold the Senate. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call and Getty Images Today in the...
Medical officers check passengers arriving in Sierra Leone to screen for possible Ebola infections. Photo by Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U....
Photo by David Paul Morris/BloombergWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. The justices on Monday did...
The images of British-American researcher John O’Keefe and Norwegian husband-and-wife team May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser, who won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain’s inner GPS system, are displayed at a...
WASHINGTON — The commander of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, says a handful of his soldiers are already in Liberia, and more head there next week to build treatment centers and begin training medical personnel....