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EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama says the entire world is “appalled” by Foley’s...
Store brands of nut butters made by nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., are being recalled due to a possible salmonella contamination. Photo by Flickr user Dan McKay Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are among the major American retailers affected by a nut...
The sailors caught cheating were seeking to be certified as instructors at the nuclear training unit at Charleston, South Carolina. Students there are trained in nuclear reactor operations to prepare for service on any of the Navy’s 83 nuclear...
According to reporting from the Associated Press, Bank of America will pay $10 billion in cash and provide consumer relief valued at $7 billion. Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion...
Joe Wilson, folklorist and founder of the Crooked Road musical heritage tour, talks to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the enduring legacy of old-time music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. In August, tens of thousands of fans and...
A picture taken on Aug. 17 near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul shows smoke billowing after an U.S. air strike near the Mosul dam, Iraq’s largest, on the Tigris river. The U.S. continues to carry out airstrikes in this region on Wednesday....