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Why Congress Won't Help Jennifer Lawrence

Or the thousands of less famous women who've been unfairly victimized.

ISIS Can't Silence Steven Sotloff. Here Are His Stories.

In Libya, Syria, and Egypt, the journalist risked his life to report on a region in turmoil.

American Aid Worker Contracts Ebola

An American doctor contracted the virus in Liberia.

What Politicians Really Mean When They Use These Washington Buzzwords

You're guaranteed to hear plenty of talk on Capitol Hill, and not all of it is readily comprehensible.

Cantor's New Job Shows Lack of Transparency in Ethics Rules

Legislation from 2007 was supposed to shed light on lawmakers who were negotiating for post-Congress jobs. It hasn't happened.

How Eric Cantor Got a Job on Wall Street

The former House Republican has close ties to the investment industry.

In Governors' Races, Parties Are Spending Money in Surprising Places

Democrats are worrying about winning in Hawaii and Connecticut, while Republicans are nervous about Kansas and Georgia.

As Obama Heads to Summit, NATO Finds Renewed Purpose

The long-standing alliance has been searching for a mission since the fall of the Soviet Union. But Putin's aggression in Ukraine has sharpened NATO's priorities.

How Your Sunscreen Hurts Coral Reefs

Research shows that chemicals found in the protective cream could seriously harm ocean life.

Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

Cell phones are banned in Green Bank in the name of science.

Why a Government Shutdown Is So Unlikely

Despite comments from a few Republicans, party leaders have no interest in an electoral suicide mission. 

U.N. Calls Syrian Refugee Crisis 'Biggest Humanitarian Emergency of our Era'

The number of Syrians displaced by conflict reached 3 million, according to the United Nations.

Buckets of Ice Water Brought in More ALS Funding in 30 Days Than the Government Did in a Year

Donors around the world gave more than $100 million in the past month through the Ice Bucket Challenge.

This Midwestern Mayor Wants Your City's Immigrants

The mayor of St. Louis has a bold plan to revitalize the region's economy and neighborhoods with new immigrants.

How Worms, Droughts, and Russia Could Slow the Booming U.S. Pistachio Industry

American pistachio farmers are up against natural and political threats to their crop.

The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

President Obama seems determined to push the GOP as far as he can, even if some Democrats pay the price. 

Did Russia Just 'Invade' Ukraine? Depends on Whom You Ask.

To call this anything other than an invasion, John McCain and Lindsey Graham said, "is to inhabit President Putin's Orwellian universe."

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Why Congress Won't Help Jennifer Lawrence

Or the thousands of less famous women who've been unfairly victimized.

ISIS Can't Silence Steven Sotloff. Here Are His Stories.

In Libya, Syria, and Egypt, the journalist risked his life to report on a region in turmoil.

American Aid Worker Contracts Ebola

An American doctor contracted the virus in Liberia.

What Politicians Really Mean When They Use These Washington Buzzwords

You're guaranteed to hear plenty of talk on Capitol Hill, and not all of it is readily comprehensible.

Cantor's New Job Shows Lack of Transparency in Ethics Rules

Legislation from 2007 was supposed to shed light on lawmakers who were negotiating for post-Congress jobs. It hasn't happened.

How Eric Cantor Got a Job on Wall Street

The former House Republican has close ties to the investment industry.

In Governors' Races, Parties Are Spending Money in Surprising Places

Democrats are worrying about winning in Hawaii and Connecticut, while Republicans are nervous about Kansas and Georgia.

As Obama Heads to Summit, NATO Finds Renewed Purpose

The long-standing alliance has been searching for a mission since the fall of the Soviet Union. But Putin's aggression in Ukraine has sharpened NATO's priorities.

How Your Sunscreen Hurts Coral Reefs

Research shows that chemicals found in the protective cream could seriously harm ocean life.

Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

Cell phones are banned in Green Bank in the name of science.

Why a Government Shutdown Is So Unlikely

Despite comments from a few Republicans, party leaders have no interest in an electoral suicide mission. 

U.N. Calls Syrian Refugee Crisis 'Biggest Humanitarian Emergency of our Era'

The number of Syrians displaced by conflict reached 3 million, according to the United Nations.

Buckets of Ice Water Brought in More ALS Funding in 30 Days Than the Government Did in a Year

Donors around the world gave more than $100 million in the past month through the Ice Bucket Challenge.

This Midwestern Mayor Wants Your City's Immigrants

The mayor of St. Louis has a bold plan to revitalize the region's economy and neighborhoods with new immigrants.

How Worms, Droughts, and Russia Could Slow the Booming U.S. Pistachio Industry

American pistachio farmers are up against natural and political threats to their crop.

The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

President Obama seems determined to push the GOP as far as he can, even if some Democrats pay the price. 

Did Russia Just 'Invade' Ukraine? Depends on Whom You Ask.

To call this anything other than an invasion, John McCain and Lindsey Graham said, "is to inhabit President Putin's Orwellian universe."

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