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Lt. Sean Flood, Ranger Deb McNamara, Ranger Ted Fusco and Capt. Stephen Owens, who help provide security at the Massachusetts State House, participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 7. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty...
Photo by Flickr user Aranami WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday. The loss for the spring quarter, which ended June 30,...
CHILMARK, Mass. — President Barack Obama is planning to speak about the latest political developments in Iraq this afternoon, according to the White House. You can watch it live in the window above. The crisis in Iraq comes as Obama is vacationing...
Iraqis hold placards reading in Arabic “Maliki is our choice” during a demonstration to support Iraq’s prime minister on August 11, 2014 in Baghdad’s central Saadoun Street. Photo by Amer al-Saedi/AFP/Getty Images Updated...
Seven small yellow tricycles stand alongside a fence in the playground at Malcolm X Elementary school in Washington D.C., and a group of kids who are clearly too big to ride them climb on, preparing to race. It is a rare opportunity for play for...
Photo illustration by Getty Images. The Affordable Care Act was supposed to mend what President Barack Obama called a broken health care system, but its best-known programs — online insurance and expanded Medicaid for the poor — affect a relatively...