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With whirlwind trip, president is eager to push decades of acrimony deeper into the past and forge irreversible ties with America's former adversary.
Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin died Saturday from wounds suffered in the rocket attack at a coalition base in Makhmur, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. Eight other Marines were injured.
In a direct appeal to the Cuban people's sense of humor, President Barack Obama joked with the country's most famous comedian, Luis Silva, who's known for his biting social commentary.
Obama will be the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge arrived on a battleship in 1928.
Last July, the New Horizons spacecraft whizzed past Pluto, and since then scientists have been poring over the data it collected.
The Army's first ever "Health of the Force" report found that about a third of all soldiers use tobacco, and many have other health issues that affect their performance.
Girshman was a leader at many news and professional organizations, including NPR, NBC News, the National Association of Science Writers and Kaiser Health News, which she co-founded.
Last week, Brietbart News was promoting Michelle Fields' interviews on major TV networks. Last night, she resigned from the site.
The Southwest Chief runs between Chicago and Los Angeles; according to local reports, five of the train's cars were left on their sides by the derailment.
Most people in the U.S.—residents of Hawaii and most of Arizona excluded—are losing an hour. Complaints about it are as regular as, well, clockwork.
In countries like Bangladesh and Egypt, they tried it. And they didn't like it. South Africa, on the other hand, is thinking about it.
As the debate on immigration heats up, some are hoping to inject a new perspective into the conversation: that of those who are both black and undocumented.
Parks are expensive for obvious reasons: Visitor centers need displays, and roads need repairs. But there's also upkeep for structures like a schoolhouse, windmill, tractors and wagons at Joshua Tree National Park.
Military doctors have become more aware of eating disorders among service members. The highest risk group: young, female and under combat stress.
Just shy of 40, the Denver Broncos quarterback will forgo $19 million and a 19th season in the NFL, where he served as both a throwback and a transformer during a glittering career bookmarked by an unprecedented five MVP awards and dozens of passing records.
A new study by three media scholars reveals how the social protest movement spread on Twitter, with some fascinating — and sobering — findings.