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Student leader Alex Chow (front 2nd R) walks with other students during a march in Hong Kong Feb. 1, 2015. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in their first major march since police crackdowns...
American poet and writer Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967). Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images Feb. 1, 2015 would have been the 113th birthday of Langston Hughes, the African-American jazz poet and social activist who became the leader of the...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday said the NFL should consider how referees can control game footballs instead of individual teams and he defended his aggressive stance with congressional Republicans during a live interview during...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: A new study conducted by the Pew Research Center found a large gap between what the public believes is dangerous and what scientists believe. For more about this, we are joined now from Washington...
A mother attends a sonogram in 2014. The U.K. is slated to vote on a controversial three-person in vitro fertility treatment next week. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Should doctors be allowed to exchange bad genes for good ones in order to produce a healthy...
Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight 17 leaving the Netherlands for Malaysia on Jul. 17, 2014. The plane was shot down over the Ukraine. Officials are meeting in Montreal this week to address safety concerns after a series of aviation disasters....