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Obama-052716.jpg Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.

socialmedia-052716.jpg A majority of U.S. adults - 62 percent - get news on social media, and 18 percent do so often, according to a new survey This is a 13 percent increase from 2012, when 49 percent of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media. News plays a varying role across the nine social networking sites...

US federal Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted the details of the increased fee for H-1B, L-1 visa application on its website Thursday. New regulations that increase fees for certain H-1B and L-1 visas came into effect last December. Applicants must submit an additional fee of $4,000...

A US appeals court has ruled that the New Jersey government's $10.6 million grant to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, are unconstitutional. The ACLU of New Jersey, national ACLU, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State had challenged...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized a new food safety rule that will help to prevent wide-scale public health harm by requiring companies in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply. While such acts are unlikely to occur, the new...

troyave-052716.jpg Police arrested rapper Roland Collins, popular as Troy Ave, following a shooting incident at T.I.'s New York concert at Irving Plaza on Wednesday night. One man was killed and three others injured shortly before the start of the concert in Manhattan. Ave, 33, has been charged with attempted murder...

msft-fb-052716.jpg Microsoft and Facebook Thursday announced a joint plan to lay a new, state-of-the art subsea cable across the Atlantic. Microsoft and Facebook said the new MAREA —Spanish for "tide"— giant underwater cable will help meet the growing demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for their customers. The parties have cleared conditions to go "Contract-In-Force" with th

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a drug-oozing implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Probuphine will be the first buprenorphine implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. Probuphine is designed to provide a constant,...

Trump-energyplan-052716.jpg Donald Trump has outlined his 'America First' energy plan while speaking at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota, after clinching the GOP nomination for President of the United States Thursday. During his speech, Trump outlined a 100-day action plan, which according to him, will make America wealthy again. Trump said that under his administration, American energy d

hatch-senate-052616.jpg Reflecting Republican intransigence on Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court, Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, reacted to a meeting with the federal appeals court judge before it had taken place.

congress-image-052616.jpg An energy and water spending bill was blocked in the House on Thursday due partly to the inclusion of a Democratic amendment to prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The House voted 305 to 112 against the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act.

BernieSanders-052616.jpg Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., currently seems unlikely to face Donald Trump in the general election, but the two presidential candidates could face off in an upcoming debate. Asked about debating Sanders, Trump said he would love the idea if the proceeds from the event went to charity.

DonaldTrump-campaign-052616.jpg Business mogul Donald Trump has reportedly earned the support of the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. Trump was already the presumptive nominee after his last two GOP opponents suspended their campaigns earlier this month.

whitehouse-Obma2-052616.jpg As he meets with other world leaders at a G7 summit in Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama suggested some of his counterparts are concerned about the candidacy of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Rishi Nair of Seffner, Florida, has won the 2016 National Geographic Bee championship. A 12-year-old sixth-grader at Williams Magnet Middle School, he took top honors at the 28th annual National Geographic Bee held Wednesday at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. In addition,...

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