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Representative Aaron Schock, R-Ill., during 2014 an interview in Washington, D.C. Schock personally reimbursed $40,000 following a recent revelation that he used taxpayer funds for his lavish office decor. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty...
Photo by Daniel Lai/Aurora via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee convenes in Washington, DC, Tuesday to deliberate its next step on interest rates. If the FOMC agrees that the labor market is strong...
A severe geomagnetic storm slammed into Earth on Tuesday, generating spectacular northern lights, like these seen over Finland. Photo by Pekka Sakki/Reuters If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, look up at the sky tonight for a spectacular light...
People come to see the temporary temple by renowned Burning Man artist David Best on Monday in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images In Northern Ireland, in a city notorious for its Protestant-Catholic tensions, a...
Nearly half of Millennials said that a major reason why they visit Facebook is to stay up-to-date on the latest news, according to a study recently released by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are researching a promising therapy in which the body’s immune system is turned into a cancer-fighting weapon. Photo by Penn Medicine A group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman...