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Today, the National Book Award finalist list was cut in half with the announcement of the short lists for awards in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. The list includes such recognized writers as Pulitzer Prize winner...
VIENNA — An Iranian nuclear agreement is the Obama administration’s grandest foreign policy objective, a legacy-defining endeavor that holds the prospect of ending the gravest potential threat to Israel and the Middle East and reintegrating...
Pro-democracy protesters clash with police officers in Hong Kong on Oct. 15. Photo by Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images Hong Kong police armed with riot shields and pepper spray battled pro-democracy activists for control of an underpass overnight...
Eleven U.S. governors are in jeopardy of losing their seats, in addition to Governor Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii, pictured here in 2010, who lost in the primary. These could rank as historic losses. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Today in the...
File photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images Fall is enrollment season for many people who get insurance through their workplace. Premium increases for 2015 plans are expected to be modest on average, but the shift toward higher out-of-pocket costs...
Photo of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas by Mike Stone/Getty Images The Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday that a second hospital worker who had been caring for the first diagnosed Ebola patient in the United...