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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: A story published a few days ago caught our attention. It described how hospitals buy information about you to determine how likely you are to get sick and what it would cost to treat you. For more...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his choice to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. McDonald, 61, is a native of Gary, Ind., who grew up in Chicago. He was at the helm of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The Obama Administration has decided to try the man accused of orchestrating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, in the nation’s capitol. That attack left four Americans dead, including Ambassador...
Unaccompanied minors await medical appointments at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in June in Nogales, Arizona. President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion from Congress to respond to immigrants illegally...
Before he turned to the criminal life, Vonte Skinner was an aspiring rapper. His younger brother Amar Dean remembers him having stacks of notebooks full of lyrics, poems and artwork. “He draws. He writes music, writes poetry,” said Dean. “He’s...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un applauds during a military parade in 2012. According to a South Korean Defense Ministry official, North Korea fired short-range missiles off the coast, an official said Sunday, defying a U.N. ban. Credit: Ed Jones/AFP...