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Recently released dissidents Aide Gallardo (L) and Sonia Garro hold the Cuban national flag during a march in Havana January 11, 2015. Cuba has released all 53 prisoners it had promised to free, senior U.S. officials said. Photo by Stringer/...
This image, photographed by one of the Expedition 42 crew members aboard the International Space Station, shows the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft approaching on Jan. 12 2015 for its grapple and berthing and the start of a month attached to the complex....
Photo by Flickr user William Grootonk Between credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay and Venmo, the need for cash is on the decline — and so is the ATM. And yet North American and European banks aren’t necessarily decreasing ATM production or...
Students pray during assembly at a school after it reopened in Peshawar January 12, 2015. Photo by Khuram Parvez/ReutersStudents in Pakistan returned to school today for the first time since Taliban militants stormed into classrooms and killed 134...
Photo by Flickr user MotorBoat4107. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social...