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Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas and wear protective clothing in front of a police line near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Photo by Alex Ogle/AFP China’s government is refusing to compromise with pro-...
Scientists are trekking across Ruth Glacier in Denali National Park in Alaska, dragging a sled with ground-penetrating radar equipment over the ice. Their mission: reconstruct this glacier’s history and find out how much time these icy giants have...
UPDATED 1:13 p.m. EDT | Turkey’s parliament voted todayto allow its military forces to enter the fray against the Islamic State group. The government submitted a proposal to the parliament Wednesday, seeking approval to expand government...
Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle counterclockwise Islam’s holiest shrine, the Kaaba, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on September 30, 2014. Saudi Arabia, however, banned pilgrims from Ebola-stricken countries...
President Barack Obama will deliver an economic address today at Northwestern University. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Two Obama administration cabinet officials step down within a week of each other Down to three...
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the White House perimeter breach on Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C. Pierson resigned Wednesday as director of the agency. Photo by Chip...