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Warren Weinstein, pictured here with his daughter in Pakistan in 2005, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January 2015, the White House said on April 23, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Weinstein family President Barack Obama announced a...
A shopper looks through the produce section in a newly opened Walmart Neighborhood Market in Chicago, in 2011. An estimated 40 percent of food goes wasted in the U.S. every year. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters Each year, roughly 40 percent of the food...
The Senate on Wednesday backed fast track trading authority for President Obama. Photo by Carlos Barria/ReutersWASHINGTON — In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long...
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s forum in Waukee, Iowa, in April. Jundal is expecyed to announce his candidacy in the GOP field for president. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters He’s the son of Indian...
Sovaldi, which treats Hepatitis C, currently costs $1,000 per pill, or $84,000 for a 12-week treatment course. Photo by Bob Ecker/MCT via Getty Images Expensive specialty medicines used to treat cancer and chronic illnesses have forced some very ill...
Joyce Gilliard holds a sign at a rally outside the State House to get the Confederate battle flag (R) removed from the grounds in Columbia, South Carolina June 23, 2015. South Carolina lawmakers plan to introduce a resolution on Tuesday to begin a...