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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: You probably heard that during his news conference yesterday, President Obama took the apparently unprecedented step of only taking questions from female reporters. BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE...
A new fish species has been discovered living at the greatest depths ever explored in the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced Friday.   Biology professor Paul Yancey and students from Washington state’s Whitman College found the translucent...
Leaders in North Korea on Saturday called the Obama Administration’s accusations that it was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures “groundless slander” and threatened to retaliate unless the United States agreed to conduct a...
Visitors walk across a bridge over the Tumen river from North Korea to the town of Tumen in China’s Jilin province on March 21, 2009. Credit: Peter ParksAFP/Getty Images. Chinese authorities arrested Christian missionary Peter Hahn near the...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides. It’s...
WASHINGTON — In an almost annual ritual, Congress has passed a last-minute package of temporary tax breaks, sparing millions of businesses and individuals from unwanted tax increases just weeks before start of filing season. Congress extends...