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EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama consulted by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip neared expiration. Obama foreign policy aide Ben Rhodes says Obama talked to Netanyahu...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is considering a range of military options, including airlifts and creating safe passages, for rescuing thousands of Iraqi refugees trapped on a mountain, the White House said. A small team of U.S. troops...
“To Have and Have Not” (1944). Courtesy Photofest Lauren Bacall, the iconic actress known for her sultry voice and timeless beauty, died Tuesday at the age of 89. Bacall launched into Hollywood stardom at the age of 19 in the 1944 film “...
Paul Solman reported on this summer’s Market Basket protests in early August. Stay tuned to the Making Sen$e page for updates on the company’s ownership struggle. With each passing day, New England waits for a smoke signal that the...
Egyptian security forces move in to disperse a protest camp held by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood on Aug. 14, 2013 near Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Photo by STR/AFP/Getty Images A year...
The UN’s International Labor Organization surveyed 185 countries’ family leave laws and found that only Papua New Guinea and the United States do not guarantee paid leave for workers to care for a newborn or a sick family member. Photo...