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President Barack Obama holds a jersey given to him by the University of Kentucky basketball team during an event in the East Room at the White House, on May 4, 2012. The president picked Kentucky to win the NCAA men’s basketball national...
The office of Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) on Capitol Hill will soon have a new resident. Schock is slated to leave on March 31. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters PEORIA, Ill. — The son of former White House cabinet member Ray LaHood emerged...
The Aurora Borealis could be seen over the Northern Hemisphere after a geomagnetic storm hit the Earth on Tuesday. Photo courtesy Flickr user Tero Mononen On Sunday, two giant bursts of ionized gas spewed forth from the sun. For two days, these...
There will be no criminal charges for a man who crashed a drone onto the White House lawn. Photo by Flickr user Don McCullough WASHINGTON — An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won’t...
A new analysis of federal data by the Associated Press says that the Obama administration has set a record for “censoring” or “outright denying access” to government files requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Photo...
Photo by Peter Gridley/Photographer’s Choice RF via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send...