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In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2011, the 2012 budget is on display at the U.S. Government Printing Office at Washington. On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the federal government’s budget deficit has fallen to $486...
Many rose early Wednesday morning in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the total lunar eclipse that peaked at 6:55 a.m. EDT. During a total lunar eclipse, the moon turns a coppery shade of red as it passes through the core of the Earth’s shadow....
“Lucky Charms sewer junction exemplifies the beauty of the brickwork that makes London such a drainer’s paradise,” writes Bradley Garrett in his new book “Subterranean London: Cracking the Capital.” Photo by Bradley Garrett...
It’s possible that none of the candidates will receive 50 percent of the vote in the Louisiana Senate race, forcing a Dec. 6 runoff. Photo by David Gould and Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Louisiana plus Kansas plus Georgia plus...
Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images.PBS NewsHour recently reported on a San Francisco initiative to raise taxes on beverages with added sugar. Similar tariffs on unhealthy foods are already in place in some countries in Europe. In 2010, Former New York...
A Liberian health department burial team disinfects their protective clothing after retreiving the body of a woman suspected of dying of the Ebola virus on August 14, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by John Moore/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The...