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The U.S. Women’s soccer team won the World Cup, 5-2. Photo by Michael Chow/USA Today Sports. In a record-shattering World Cup final, the U.S. Women’s soccer team beat Japan 5-2. For their win, the U.S. team will earn $2 million. By comparison...
Congress returns today after the July 4 holiday. Photo by Gary Cameron WASHINGTON — Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or...
This combination picture shows U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, during a meeting in Vienna on July 1 and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a meeting in Vienna on July 3. Iran’s foreign minister said on Monday some...
Sovaldi, which treats hepatitis C, costs $1,000 per pill, or $84,000 for a 12-week treatment course, but more states are limiting what consumers have to pay for high-priced drugs. Photo by Bob Ecker/MCT via Getty Images As more expensive specialty...
President Obama is scheduled to speak this afternoon from the Pentagon at 3:55 p.m. PBS NewsHour will live stream that in the player above. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is making a rare visit to the Pentagon to get an update from...
Senator Ted Cruz speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2015. Cruz voiced support Sunday for Donald Trump’s positions on immigration. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Texas Sen. Ted Cruz voiced support Sunday...