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This picture taken on April 15, 2014 and released April 23 by the the United Nations Mission in South Sudan shows debris outside a mosque in the oil town of Bentiu, Unity State. South Sudan’s army has been fighting rebels loyal to sacked vice...
Chicago’s Wrigley Field, home of Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs, celebrated its 100th birthday Wednesday. While ownership of the team has changed, players have come and gone and home run races commenced, the stadium has endured a...
U-2 spy planes are in danger of being retired due to defense budget cuts. Photo by Flickr user Bryce Edwards WASHINGTON — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two...
Four Muslim men who are U.S. residents have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, alleging that their rights were violated because they refused to spy on their local Muslim communities. They claim that the FBI put them on the no-fly list as...
Economic growth in the U.S. is as strong as or stronger than in many other countries –- but that growth benefits only a small percentage of American households. That’s the conclusion of a New York Times analysis, based upon 35 years’ worth of...
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800...