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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits Qingdao, China on April 7, 2014. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/DODBEIJING — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a rare tour Monday of China’s first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies. The justices on Monday left in place a state Supreme Court ruling that said...
Steve Scafidi Jr. reads his poem “Portraits of Abraham Lincoln with Clouds for a Ceiling” at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. Portraits of Abraham Lincoln with Clouds for a Ceiling He could feel his...