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FormerPresidentBush-042817.jpg Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday after being treated for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis. Bush was admitted to the hospital for observation earlier this month due to a persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper...

USCapitol-042817.jpg With a midnight deadline looming, members of both houses of Congress voted Friday to approve a temporary spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. The Senate approved the spending bill by voice vote not long after the House voted 382 to 30 in favor of the legislation.

Two US soldiers were killed in attack in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Thursday. The Department of Defense announced Friday that Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, of Bloomington, Illinois, and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas, 23, of Kettering, Ohio, died as a result of small arms fire while they were engaged...

Pew Research Center's recent findings on demographic trends show that just half of U.S. adults were married in 2015, down from 70 percent in 1950. As marriage has declined, the number in cohabiting relationships (living with an unmarried partner) rose 29 percent between 2007 and 2016, from 14 million...

BeyonceLemonade-042817.jpg Beyonce has announced scholarships for young women to mark the celebration of the one-year anniversary of her super hit visual album "Lemonade." Lemonade is Beyonce's sixth studio album, which was released on April 23, last year. The American music diva said she decided to establish Formation Scholars...

Google-Hamilton-042817.jpg With Google's $15 cardboard viewer, a smartphone and various virtual realty images, students of Oakland made a real-like journey to historic sites and experienced the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of U.S.

President-Trump2-042817.jpg President Donald Trump has warned the U.S. could face a major conflict with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely," Trump said in an interview with Reuters.

Trump-Whitehouse-042817.jpg As Donald Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration, prominent human rights organizations have concluded that instead of protecting and advancing human rights, the U.S. President "has embraced policies across a whole swath of issues that threaten them." Amnesty International held a protest...

President Donald Trump Thursday signed an executive order to create an Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Speaking after the signing ceremony, Trump made it clear that his Government will "never, ever tolerate substandard care for our great veterans....

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Thursday appointed Yusra Mardini - a Syrian refugee who together with her sister swam for three hours in the Mediterranean Sea off Turkey's coast, pulling a capsizing boat of refugees to safety - as its new Goodwill Ambassador. Her...

DonaldTrump1-042817.jpg President Donald Trump Thursday signed an executive order prioritizing an investigation previously initiated by the Secretary of Commerce into whether aluminum imports from countries like China and Russia threaten the economic and national security of the United States. The Secretary of Commerce's...

The United States has urged Iran to immediately release two U.S. citizens detained and missing in Iran on humanitarian grounds. On the sidelines of the April 25 meeting in Vienna of the Joint Commission overseeing implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the U.S. delegation raised...

speaker-paul-ryan-042717.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday that House Republican leaders have not made a decision when to vote on a revised healthcare bill. "We have not yet made any decisions on a vote. But this is more progress," Ryan said at his weekly press conference. "And we will continue our progress and...

DonaldTrump3-042717.jpg As President Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in the White House, the results of a Gallup poll show that a majority of Americans think his performance in office has been about what they expected. Fifty-six percent of Americans said Trump has done about as expected as president.

The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites. The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force's Chief Information Office as a measure to further...

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