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Handguns are displayed on Nov. 13, 2014, in a case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton, MO. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters Following the Wednesday church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina that left nine people dead, debate over gun ownership...
A new ambitious search might be able to detect signs of extraterrestrial life as far away as Andromeda Galaxy, which is 2.5 million lights years from our Milky Way. Photo by GALEX, JPL-Caltech, NASA The quest for finding life outside our planet...
Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, left, speaks as Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, looks on. Photo by Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images This page has, since its inception before the Crash of ’08, relied on the...
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari L in the Oval Office Monday. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed Nigeria’s new president to the Oval Office on Monday and...
[Watch Video]Following formal restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, the Embassy of Cuba officially re-opens in Washington today. PBS NewsHour will live stream a flag-raising ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EDT,...
Sen. John McCain said Monday on MSNBC that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should apologize to veterans for his remarks about McCain’s captivity. Photo by Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said...