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WASHINGTON — Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. The Congressional Budget Office says the...
Listen to Saskia Hamilton read her poem “Once” from her new collection, “Corridor.” Once                   In the night, the bed was as long as the hours, the...
Malaysia Airlines’ website was hacked earlier Monday. Photo by Adrian Pingstone For a few hours on Monday, visitors to MalaysiaAirlines.com were unable to purchase airline tickets or access schedules. Instead, the airline’s website showed a...
India recently blocked 32 websites from users within the country in what the government officials call efforts to prevent terrorist groups from recruiting new members. Civil liberties advocates, however, say this action amounted to censorship and...
Indian soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi Monday. President Barack Obama watched the dazzling parade of India’s military might and cultural diversity, the second day of a visit trumpeted as a chance to establish a...
Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown dons a virtual reality headset at the New Frontier exhibition at the Sundance Film Festival The first time I put on the goggles and headphones, I almost fell over. Your body and brain are being tricked into...