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Oscar Pistorius arrives at court on Sept. 11 in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The judge in the trial of double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius said Thursday that he couldn’t receive a murder conviction in the...
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Showing bipartisan American unity in the effort to fight the Islamic State militant group, Republican House Speaker John Boehner Thursday said Congress “ought to give the...
A doctor explains the dangerous effects of the drugs known as “bath salts”. Scientists have developed a new method for identifying illegal “bath salts”, synthetic drugs recently banned in the United States. Similar to amphetamines, users...
President Obama speaks during a primetime address to the nation from the Cross Hall of the White House Wednesday. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Obama tries to sell the public on fighting Islamic State group A shift...
In a prime-time address Wednesday night, President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan to fight the Islamic State militant group operating out of Iraq and Syria. WASHINGTON — It’s not as clear as President Barack Obama made it sound...
In a prime-time address Wednesday night, President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan to fight the Islamic State militant group operating out of Iraq and Syria. In a prime-time address Wednesday night, President Barack Obama rallied Americans...