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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year.RELATED LINKSFor GOP, a bigger problem than finding a way to fund Homeland Security Behind the funding fight to avert...
A self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover that shows the vehicle at the “Mojave” site, where its drill collected samples of Mount Sharp. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS NASA’s Curiosity rover will take a break...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers her “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress” before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, including chair Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and ranking member Sherrod Brown, D-...
Sweet Briar College is an all women liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, Virginia. The school announced it would be closing at the end of this semester. Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images Sweet Briar College announced Tuesday that it is shutting...
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to address the Justice Department’s findings in Ferguson, Missouri, at 3 p.m. EST. NewsHour will live stream that in the player above. RELATED LINKS7 clear ways Ferguson police violated the Constitution,...
Hamantacshen cookies with a poppy filling. Photo by Getty Images. I always think of the Bible as sort of dry reading — difficult to understand, weighted down by archaic language and vague descriptions, full of stories that just kind of go on and on...