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Photo by Flickr user Vonderauvisuals. The economy added an unexpectedly high 321,000 jobs in November, the greatest monthly increase in almost three years, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent for the second month in a row. Job...
Police block the West Florissant Avenue, where protesters and looters rampaged businesses following the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of a 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 25, 2014. Photo by...
Supporters of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrate in the streets of Nairobi following the International Criminal Court’s ruling to drop crimes against humanity charges against him at the Hague on Dec. 5. Photo by Simon Maina/AFP/...
Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — As the Justice Department opens a civil rights investigation into the chokehold death of an unarmed man in New York City, the prosecutor in charge of the probe is juggling another high-profile role:...
On Nov. 22, 2014, UVA’s President, Teresa Sullivan announced the suspension of fraternity social activities until Jan. 9, after a detailed publication of campus sexual assault. Rolling Stone magazine published a note to readers this afternoon...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Sidestepping immigration hardliners, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running past next week. The...