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Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a news conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York March 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar WASHINGTON — The State Department said it would release about 3,000 pages of...
This artist’s rendering illustrates the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx, which will extend its robotic arm, TAGSAM, to vacuum up a sample from the asteroid Bennu.Photo by National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today is National Asteroid Day, and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Customs and Border Protection should more than double its ranks of internal affairs investigators, an advisory panel has recommended in a report sent to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. The panel recommended in a...
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington June 30, 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — Brazil pledged Tuesday to restore millions of acres...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The CIA is failing to hire and promote sufficient numbers of minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, as he announced a new effort to tackle the...
Visitors look out through the glass clock face at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. At 8 p.m. EDT tonight, get ready to add an extra second to your evening. Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters Like Taco Tuesdays? Well, thanks to a leap second, this one...