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The Keystone pipeline bill failed by one vote in the Senate on Tuesday night. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Proponents of a measure that would approve the construction of a section of a pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico...
Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as minority leader for another two years in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority...
Two recent reports define homelessness in different terms. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) On Monday, the National Center on Family Homelessness released a report that said one in 30 children, or roughly 2.5 million kids, are homeless in...
Pay phone booths in New York City will be getting an update soon. Photo by Flickr user Paul Sableman Beginning next year, New York City residents may no longer have to search for a hotspot. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week plans to replace...
Artists Barbara and Larry Domsky of Domsky Glass have been married for two decades and have been working side-by-side for even longer. Their work is known internationally and now, in a new studio with a new gallery, their relationship and their art...
Thursday marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The treaty outlines international standards for children’s rights in areas ranging from health to education to child labor and marriage laws. One...