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WASHINGTON — The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday. The show of Western solidarity followed a...
Photo by Flickr user John Bezosky Jr. WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to...
Billionaire venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, whose family owns a pillow company, says there’s a limit to how much his wealth can buy. “I may earn a thousand times the median wage, but I don’t sleep on a thousand pillows,” he tells...
Muslim women prepare for their morning prayers ahead of an Eid celebration in Burgess Park on July 28 in London, England. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Last year saw the largest displacement of religious communities from their homes in recent...
When poet Marianne Boruch took a gross anatomy class at Purdue University, she found she had a favorite cadaver — a female who had been nearly 100 years old — of the four that were in the lab. “She was very moving to me, she reminded me...
The Hague’s Permanent Court for Arbitration ruled Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government had not acted in good faith when it brought massive tax claims against Yukos in 2003. Photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images...