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Marketing professor Wahyd Vannoni is a little unnerved by the appearance of U2′s new album — unsolicited — in his iTunes library. Screenshot of Apple website. Editor’s Note: Apple unveiled a new, bigger iPhone this week, as...
President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan for action against the Islamic State in his address to the nation Wednesday night. WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say retired Marine Gen. John Allen will coordinate the broad international effort...
A Navy SEAL shirt, said to have been worn by a member of the team that captured Osama bin Laden, is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. Credit: Courtesy of 9/11 Memorial Museum The National September 11 Memorial Museum announced...
Singles now make up the majority of adults in America. File photo of a patron at a restaurant in New York City is from 2008. Photo by Benjamin Norman/Bloomberg via Getty Images Whether it’s through dating service ads on your Facebook page and in...
Photo of 2012 Vassar College commencement by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images. This summer, the PBS NewsHour’s Rethinking College series explored the changing landscape of American higher education. Recently, Ted Mitchell, under secretary of...
A map from Healthmap.org shows reported Ebola cases on Sept. 10. The World Health Organization said Thursday that 35 people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, out of the 62 people sickened by the virus. DR Congo is the fifth...