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Tony Alva skateboards in southern California in 1977. Glen E. Friedman re-released 40 years of photographs featuring heavyweights of hip-hop, hardcore punk and skate culture in his new book, “My Rules.” Photo by Glen E. Friedman,...
WASHINGTON — A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad. The jury in Washington found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder, and the...
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is confirming that Islamic State group militants were able to seize one of the 28 bundles of weapons and medical supplies dropped to Kurdish forces on Monday. Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, says that two of...
Royal Canadian mounted police officers head toward Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa on Oct. 22. Photo by Chris Wattie/Reuters Updated at 12:41 p.m. EDT A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing at the National War Memorial in...
Journalist Philip Moeller, “the Medicare Maven,” explains how to navigate Medicare Part D during open enrollment. Photo by Flickr user Eric Hunsaker Editor’s Note: Open enrollment for Medicare is here – until Dec. 7. To help readers...
Photo by Flickr user Davicianci. WASHINGTON — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. It’s the third year in a row the...