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Representative Aaron Schock, R-Ill., during 2014 an interview in Washington, D.C. Schock personally reimbursed $40,000 following a recent revelation that he used taxpayer funds for his lavish office decor. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty...
A severe geomagnetic storm slammed into Earth on Tuesday, generating spectacular northern lights, like these seen over Finland. Photo by Pekka Sakki/Reuters If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, look up at the sky tonight for a spectacular light...
People come to see the temporary temple by renowned Burning Man artist David Best on Monday in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images In Northern Ireland, in a city notorious for its Protestant-Catholic tensions, a...
Photo by Daniel Lai/Aurora via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee convenes in Washington, DC, Tuesday to deliberate its next step on interest rates. If the FOMC agrees that the labor market is strong...
Nearly half of Millennials said that a major reason why they visit Facebook is to stay up-to-date on the latest news, according to a study recently released by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are researching a promising therapy in which the body’s immune system is turned into a cancer-fighting weapon. Photo by Penn Medicine A group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman...