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U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert speaks about the sex scandal involving congressional pages and former U.S. Rep Mark Foley (R-FL) during a news conference in Batavia, Illinois, October 5, 2006. Hastert is currently facing sexual assault allegations...
A Syrian refugee carries her belongings in Sanliurfa province, Turkey on June 17. Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters The number of people forced from their homes due to conflicts around the world jumped again last year, according to an annual U.N. report...
This profile photo was updated on Dylann Roof’s Facebook page on May 21. The FBI confirmed that Roof, 21, entered a church in Charleston, S.C., shooting and killing nine people before leaving the scene. Photo courtesy of Facebook The FBI on...
Pope Francis arrives at his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican on June 17. Photo by Max Rossi/Reuters In a highly anticipated encyclical, or public letter, Pope Francis issued a call to action to save the planet...
The last U.S. note featuring a woman’s portrait was the 1896 one dollar bill.“The new ten will be the first bill in more than a century to feature a portrait of a woman,” Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced Wednesday. Yes, that’s right....