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Monday’s bombing marked the bloodiest militant attack ever in Abuja. A deadly explosion at a bus station in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, left at least 71 people dead and 124 wounded on Monday morning. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan...
Paul Muldoon reads part five of his poem “A Civil War Suite” at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. A Civil War Suite 5. Sally Mann: Manassas Less the idea of what the world might be “like” than what it is...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities...
Attorney General Eric Holder told the audience at the annual National Action Network convention in New York April 9 that he and the president had faced “ugly and divisive adversity.” Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images Today in the...
Democrats push for a constitutional amendment in Florida that would make it the first Southern state to legalize medical marijuana. They hope the measure will galvanize young voters who have a historically weak turnout in non-presidential election...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It might never have occurred to you, but a single round-trip flight between Chicago and Frankfurt, Germany burns about 3.5 tons of carbon dioxide. That’s- about what a medium-sized car in the United...