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July was the sixth month of job gains over 200,000, but the number of long-term unemployed remains elevated. Photo by AP Photo/David Goldman It wasn’t the month that last month was, and it was less than expected on Wall Street, but July was the...
The Circle of Six smartphone app enables users to reach out to friends if they fear they might be assaulted.While the White House, lawmakers and university administrators debate the best methods to reduce the threat of sexual assault on college...
Individually-packaged and labeled products offered by Ganja Gourmet in Denver, Colorado, include marijuana-infused candy. New regulations will limit the potency of edibles. Photo by Dustin Bradford/MCT via Getty Images Manufacturers of edible pot...
Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Capping a week of aggressive action against Russia, President Barack Obama pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday for a diplomatic path out of Ukraine’s struggle with Moscow-...
Staff of the international aid organization, Samaritan’s Purse, put on protective gear at the ELWA hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by Zoom Dosso/AFPThe Ebola outbreak in West Africa is moving faster than health workers’ efforts to...
President Barack Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday about Ukraine separatists and a 1987 nuclear missile treaty. Photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has spoken to Russian President...