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Xiamen, China. Photo by Flickr user Sara Yeomans McDonald’s and KFC in China are reeling from another food safety scare Monday after a local TV station reported that a supplier had been selling expired meat to the restaurants. According to the...
If Social Security won’t tell you when you could be collecting more than you are, who will? Photo by of Tetra Images/Flickr Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social Security...
In a statement released Monday, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said that a Malaysian team in Donetsk will take custody of two black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over eastern Ukraine Thursday. In the statement he...
The Human Rights Foundation will host a two-day event in August, bringing together experts from the tech industry with North Korean activists and defectors. The goal — to brainstorm new ways of smuggling information into one of the world’s...
President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army staff sergeant Ryan M. Pitts during a White House ceremony Monday. In 2008, Pitts fought off enemy fighters in Wanat, Afghanistan, during one of the war’s bloodiest battles. Pitts...
The world’s heat record was broken for a second consecutive month. With the exception of Antarctica, new temperature highs were recorded on every continent. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released June’s results Monday,...