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Democratic members of congress applaud President Barack Obama as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters WASHINGTON — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President...
President Barack Obama told the nation and the world on Tuesday that his country “reserves the right to act unilaterally” to pursue and thwart terrorists. He called upon Congress to authorize the use of force against the Islamic State...
What are your questions about President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union speech? Were there policy initiatives you wish the President had explained more clearly? Are you wondering why a certain issue was bypassed? Curious whether Congress will...
Image via cyterra.com More than 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies have outfitted their officers with a new radar device that can detect movements within a building from as much as 50 feet away, USA Today reported Tuesday. Agencies, including the FBI...
Emergency Medical Technician Ashanti Boykin explains the realities of caring for a woman in labor as students from Oakland, California’s Life Academy and EMT’s-in-training look on. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour If not for their young...
A Bengal tiger fitted with a radio collar resting at a waterhole in Ranthambhore National Park on April 16, 2010 in Rajasthan, India. Photo by Aditya Singh/Barcroft India / Getty Images After decades of facing extinction and aggressive illegal trade...