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WASHINGTON — After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country’s immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone. Just how far does he go? Who’s going to be covered? How do...
Mike Nichols and wife Diane Sawyer pose at The Opening Night of ‘The Real Thing’ on Broadway at American Airlines Theatre on October 30, 2014 in New York City. Nichols died Wednesday night at the age of 83. Photo by Bruce Glikas/...
The head of the company that oversaw the ferry that sunk back in April, killing more than 300 passengers, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images A South Korean district court Thursday sentenced the chief executive...
President Obama plans to announce executive action on immigration Thursday night, leaving Republicans planning their response. Photo by ISP pool Dennis Brack/Black Star WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is poised to level broad authority to grant...
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a press conference in Beijing, China, after the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders conference, on Nov. 12. Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Tensions between...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signs a copy of Time Magazine while testifying on Capitol Hill earlier this year. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images. One recent brisk morning in the nation’s capital, about 30 community leaders and workers from...