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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Wal-Mart made news this week by announcing that it is raising the wages for its employees above the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour. Starting pay at the company, the world’s largest private...
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter addresses a new conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (not pictured) at the Presidential Palace in Kabul February 21, 2015 on his first trip since taking over the job. Carter called Afghanistan’s...
Clark Terry plays the trumpet during Marian McPartland’s 85th Birthday Celebration at Birdland in New York City. Terry, who played alongside jazz greats such as Count Basie and Duke Ellington, died on Saturday at 94 years old. Credit: Stephen...
People are seen walking through Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, New York on Feb. 22, 2015. The U.S. homeland security chief said Sunday he takes seriously an apparent threat by Somali-based Islamist militants against prominent shopping...
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Final preparations were underway in downtown Los Angeles Sunday afternoon for the 87th Academy Awards just hours before the toast of the town was set to arrive. Although the height of the event will last only a few hours at LA’s Dolby Theatre...