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Ken Gill of Conklin, NY holds a sign in favor for the drilling process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) while taking part in a demonstration at the Capitol in Albany, NY on Jan. 25, 2010. Conklin’s town supervisor mentioned seceding from New...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Some cutting-edge research is giving new hope to cancer patients. Researchers are zeroing in on the causes of specific cancers and are finding dramatically different ways to fight the disease. To...
A woman walks along a path past mounds of snow and ice along Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, February 26, 2015. This February was the coldest on record for many cities across the US. Photo by Jim Young/REUTERS. This past February was one of the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Federal investigators believe they have managed to capture three suspected ISIS sympathizers before they launched an attack. On Wednesday, U.S. law enforcement charged three Brooklyn men with...
WASHINGTON  — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries. The court hears...
An employee talks on the phone at a Hyundai dealership in Seoul on Jan. 22, 2015. According to a report released Saturday, Hyundai is recalling nearly 205,000 vehicles in the United States due to a defect in the cars’ power steering systems....