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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: On any given afternoon in Braddock Pennsylvania on the outskirts of Pittsburgh you’ll find Drew Whitley in Stambolis Meat Shop helping to clean up. It’s about all he can do now. He takes valium for...
A policemen stands guard at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, on Nov. 7. Leaders and ministers of the 21-member APEC economies are meeting through Nov. 11. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images President Barack...
Detroit filed its bankruptcy exit plan in federal court Friday. Detroit can bid bankruptcy goodbye within weeks. U.S. judge Steven Rhodes confirmed a plan Friday that will cut over $7 billion in unsecured liabilities and pump $1.4 billion into the...
When aging loved ones need extra help, there are several in-home options families can explore. Photo by John Moore/Getty Karen’s 87-year-old mom finally agreed to have someone come in a few days a week to help with housekeeping, meal preparation and...
Caption:President Barack Obama addresses military personnel at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The president was briefed by commanders at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) regarding the terrorist threat posed by...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington March 4. Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has authorized the demolition of homes...