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Testifying in front of a Senate panel Tuesday, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said he would make the recommendation to the president if the campaign failed. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the...
Fresh produce is viewed at the Central Park United Methodist Church weekly food pantry on October 19, 2011 in Reading, Penn. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that the national poverty rate dropped by 14.5 in 2013, down from 15 percent in 2012...
Did you accept a job you now wish you hadn’t? Would you have made the same decision if you’d seen the benefits first? Photo by Altrendo Images/Getty Images. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered...
According to the World Health Organization, as of the end of August, there have been 1,698 probable, suspected and confirmed cases and 871 deaths from the Ebola virus in Liberia alone. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images President Obama will announce...
Most polling now shows Republican challenger Tom Cotton ahead of Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor. Photo by Stephen B. Thornton/For the Washington Post Today in the Morning Line: Republicans on the doorstep of Senate control The Kansas independent...
Video still by PBS NewsHourWASHINGTON — More of the world’s children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday. That’s...