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It's unusual for a sitting vice president to not be a part of the campaign conversation. One group is urging the vice president to run and holding out hope he hears the call.
Jul. 27, 2015
The U.S. Olympic Committee had backed Boston over bids from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. But the mayor now says Bostonians were "rightly hesitant" to commit to the potential cost.
Jul. 27, 2015
A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.
Jul. 27, 2015
Thousands of residents of the Dominican Republic — many of Haitian descent — have been stripped of citizenship. Facing deportation, they've moved into camps. Now they're living in limbo.
Jul. 27, 2015
Many human rights advocates and U.S. lawmakers say the upgrade has more to do with politics than with the facts on the ground in those countries.
Jul. 27, 2015
Italian midfielder Andre Pirlo, 36, is one of a number of older European stars to sign with an MLS team. While their presence may boost the league, it's led to criticism of MLS as a "retirement home."
Jul. 27, 2015
That was the finding presented by a national inquiry about the sexual abuse of children that was launched in 2013. According to the inquiry, church elders also destroyed records about the allegations.
Jul. 27, 2015
One of the many burning questions: "Can we get footage of President Obama eating injera?"
Jul. 27, 2015
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."
Jul. 27, 2015
The test aimed to help high-risk Medicare patients navigate the health care maze. But after three years, expected improvements in quality and savings failed to materialize.
Jul. 27, 2015
The South African comic, who assumes the reins of the Comedy Central series on September 28, did a show in D.C. this weekend. Here's a sample of his comedy stylings.
Jul. 27, 2015
Tensions are rising between the flood of refugees and the Lebanese, who fear that the camps will become a drain on the country's resources. "We don't have anyplace to go," is one Syrian's cry.
Jul. 27, 2015
The assistant principal has a lot on her plate. But that job is where future school leaders come from. Some districts are trying to make sure APs get the training they need.
Jul. 27, 2015
Police have been receiving reports of a large "lion-like" animal roaming the city, but over the weekend police confirmed a sighting.
Jul. 27, 2015
During a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said that a country is more successful when "all voices are being heard."
Jul. 27, 2015
Americans views of the Cuba embargo have reversed in the last 20 years. But Republicans are standing firmly against President Obama's policy change to open up relations with the island nation.
Jul. 27, 2015
Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent six months at a hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.
Jul. 27, 2015
A severe flaw in Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, would let hackers take over with just a text message.
Jul. 27, 2015
The group, based out of Indiana, hopes its series of web videos will help to dispel the propaganda that they say has hijacked their faith.
Jul. 27, 2015
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there's growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.
Jul. 27, 2015

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