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In The Wall Street Journal, James Taranto asks why an Air Force commander who exercised her discretion in a sexual-assault case has had her career blocked by Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Iran is taking advantage of the confusion surrounding Yemen's transition of government to gain a new foothold in the country.
The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards called for the creation of criminal sanctions for incompetent bankers, one of the conclusions of a broad review of the culture of U.K. banking.
The Wall Street Journal argues the evidence shows they are following the path of earlier immigrants.
Nearly half a century ago, Vin Scully faced a decision that could have dramatically altered the course of his career: Should he sign with the New York Yankees?
Travel-Related Nausea Continues to Puzzle; Ginger Root or Nasal Spray?
Michael Madigan of Illinois, the nation's longest-serving state House speaker, is the linchpin in trying to fix the $96.8 billion public pension shortfall that is choking the state's economy and roiling its politics.
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The plan by Jefferson County, Ala., to emerge from bankruptcy protection hinges in part on the sale of $1.9 billion of new debt this fall to refinance debt tied to its troubled sewer system. But some observers are calling terms of the new debt onerous.
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor behind revelations about government surveillance programs, denied he has ties to the Chinese government and said his disclosures were motivated by disappointment in President Obama.
Investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point has boosted its stake in Sony to 6.9%, ratcheting up a campaign to convince the Japanese electronics giant to launch an initial public offering of its entertainment division.
As we approach peak season for recreational cycling and running. Here's a question: Do you wave hello while riding a bicycle, or going for a run?
The Alabama-Texas A&M game on Sept. 14 has already sparked a ticket-buying frenzy, but it's also having an impact on another, even scarcer commodity: hotel rooms. A look at how much hotel room prices in SEC cities rise on game day.
"Here's how terrorism really works: Slaughter people on national TV, and watch a nation that prides itself on freedom as it shackles itself." online.wsj.com
There’s no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men. We now have female doctors, soldiers, and pilots. But biases and challenges persist, especially for women in the sciences.When the mind behind the
The Boston Marathon bombing charity fund has raised more than $46 million ahead of a Saturday application deadline, a figure that administrator Kenneth R. Feinberg called unprecedented for a fund of its kind.
Al Jazeera is jumping into an intensely competitive cable-TV news market with its new American channel this summer, but a top executive of the network said profits aren't a primary concern because it is supported in part by oil-and-gas-rich Qatari governm
The Obama administration and its European allies, surprised and encouraged by Hassan Rohani's Saturday election as Iran's next president, are planning to aggressively push for a resumption of negotiations with Tehran on its nuclear program.
Hassan Rohani, a pragmatic, moderate candidate backed by opposition supporters and reformist political parties, was elected as Iran's next president in a landslide vote giving decisive victory to Iranians calling for change.
Violence flared across Istanbul on Sunday as tens of thousands of protesters clashed with police after authorities violently cleared a park at the center of antigovernment protests the previous night and as hundreds of thousands of government supporters g
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