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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War. Congress granted an exemption so Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat...
It’s not often that two politicians can get together and claim to speak for more than a quarter of the world’s 7.2 billion people. And what President Xi Jinping of China (1.4 billion people) and Prime Minister of Narendra Modi of India (...
CANTON, Mass. — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks – so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth. Self-injury is one of the most...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Women hold few positions of authority in newsrooms across the United States. This according to a Nieman report published on Thursday by a Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. For more about...
People hold signs that read “we love our Jewish citizens” today at a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin. Credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel took to the Berlin streets Sunday to promote peace and...
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