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High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Same‑sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U. S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court...

US could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq

U. S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq: official

Afghanistan orders US reporter to leave over election story

Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials...

Thousands of armed rebels flood Yemen capital

Thousands of armed Shiite rebels in Yemen strengthened their positions in the capital Sanaa on Wednesday as they pressed their campaign to force the...



Beheading signals tougher Islamic State tactics on Obama

President Barack Obama claimed “important progress” in Iraq this week, as U. S. airstrikes helped halt the advance of Islamic State fighters...

Why do analysts like American Airlines so much?

Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Douglas Lavanture discusses the most loved and hated U. S. stocks with Olivia Sterns on "Bottom...

Attorney General arrives in Ferguson

U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived today in Ferguson, Missouri, as the highest‑ranking federal official to visit a city torn by violent...

Alibaba shows Facebook how to 'lean in' with female leaders

As Silicon Valley companies struggle to hire women into their senior ranks, China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is setting an example of how to do it.