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Clockwise: Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. This space is often taken up with doom and gloom, as we watch Washington and...
Wildfires can destroy thousands of acres quickly. A gust of wind can quickly push the fire in another direction. But firefighters may be able to get the jump on wildfires with new technology. University of California San Diego computer scientists...
CIA Director John Brennan. Photo courtesy of CIA News & Information via Wikimedia CommonsWASHINGTON — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of...
Tens of thousands of immigrants, many of them minors, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. Speaker John Boehner delayed Congress’ summer recess, so that House...
A missile is launched by an “Iron Dome” battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, on July 15, 2014 in southern Israeli. Photo by David Buimovitch/...
Applicants wait in line to meet potential employers at the Diversity Job Fair in 2012 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images The economy added 209,000 jobs last month, slightly fewer than expected, but still making July the sixth...