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Participants in 2010’s Afghan parliamentary election hold up proof that they voted. Elections to be held April 5 have inspired a wave of Taliban-led violence. Photo by Sgt. Katryn McCalment A suicide attack in Kabul killed at least seven people...
Ukraine’s economy can’t make necessary reforms without a lifeline from the IMF or others in the international community, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde told Judy Woodruff in an interview in Washington, DC today. Corruption, bad monetary...
Video by Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state’s ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage — and to accuse...
Providing financial stability to countries around the world is a powerful tool for the U.S. in international relations, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. The U.S. Congress missed an opportunity to build a more stable, more solid institution by...
A federal judge in Texas halted two planned executions Wednesday because the source and additional details about the lethal drug were not disclosed. U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore ruled that it violates the inmates’ constitutional rights for...
Jeff Buckley’s 1994 single, “Hallelujah,” is one of 25 new entries inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. Video by VEVO The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that it was inducting 25 new...