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The bright light in the lower right region of the sun shows an X-class solar flare on Oct. 26, 2014, as captured by NASA’s SDO. This was the third X-class flare in 48 hour. Image by NASA/SDO The giant spot on the face of the sun has scientists...
WASHINGTON — Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to...
A U.S. Marine checks the temperature of Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, before boarding an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on October 15, 2014 in Tubmanburg, Liberia. The general visited the site of the first of 17 Ebola...
Editor’s Note: As the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meets Wednesday to fully wind down their asset purchase program, Making Sen$e is thrilled to debut econo-crooner Merle Hazard’s new ballad about the central bank,...
Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2014)—The pages of The Atlantic are coming to television, in a new partnership with PBS NewsHour that will produce the first-ever regular broadcast adaptation of Atlantic reporting. For the series, which premieres...
Photo by Flickr user Upupa4me.Editor’s Note: Supporters of voter ID laws, rules requiring voters to show some form of identification prior to casting ballots, believe these rules prohibit fraud at the polls, while opponents allege they...