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Applicants wait in line to meet potential employers at the Diversity Job Fair in 2012 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images The economy added 209,000 jobs last month, slightly fewer than expected, but still making July the sixth...
A missile is launched by an “Iron Dome” battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, on July 15, 2014 in southern Israeli. Photo by David Buimovitch/...
U.S. Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor waves after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. — After a stunning...
Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. Following the downing of Flight 17 two weeks ago, the FAA announced new restrictions on flights in Iraqi air space. Photo by Fred...
WASHINGTON — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America’s new envoy to Russia. Sen. Mike Enzi didn’t make it easy. Photo...
An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155mm shell towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip on July 30, 2014. A cease-fire deal that was supposed to last for 72 hours unraveled just 90 minutes...