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Twenty-five films will be archived as the most culturally, historically or aesthetically significant works in cinema and join the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced the list of...
Updated at 6:25 p.m. EST According to the New York Times, American intelligence officials have confirmed that North Korea is connected to the Sony Pictures’ hack. Until now, North Korea’s involvement has only been speculation. Sony...
The first family, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama onstage during a TNT Christmas program on Sunday. On Wednesday, People magazine published an interview in which Mr. and Mrs. Obama shared their...
WASHINGTON — Alan Gross emerged Wednesday from five years of captivity in Cuba praising the Cuban people and offering a lesson he said he learned: Freedom is not free. In his first public remarks after arriving in the U.S., Gross also spoke...
A Shiite student of the Imamia Students Organization in Karachi, Pakistan, holds a poster during a protest on Dec. 17 against an attack by Taliban militants at an army-run school in Peshawar the previous day. Photo by Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images A...
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, seen in this February file photo, held her final news conference of the year Wednesday. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Federal Reserve turned financial commentators into would-be linguists...