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U.S. embassies and other interests are preparing for potential security risks in the lead up to a scheduled Tuesday release of a report on harsh CIA interrogation techniques WASHINGTON — American embassies and other U.S. interests abroad are...
At the United Nations Framework for Climate Change conference in Lima, Peru, China rejected a proposal that would allow other countries to scrutinize carbon reduction efforts. Photo by Flickr user UNclimatechange China declined a proposal to...
The five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors from left to right top row: actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting, singer Al Green; from left to right bottom row: ballerina Patricia McBride and comedienne Lily Tomlin at the U....
Ralph Baer, pictured on the right in 2008, was considered the “Father of Video Games.” Baer died Saturday at the age of 92. Photo by Flickr user Alex Handy The “Father of Video Games,” Ralph Baer, died Saturday at the age of...
Photo by NASA Marshall Space Flight Center On Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. ET, an alarm clock went off for NASA’s New Horizon probe, 2.9 billion miles away from Earth. At 9:52 p.m., the piano-size spacecraft sent a message back to Johns Hopkins...