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After 40 Years, White House Lifts Photo Ban
Selfie sticks are not allowed.
Macy's Dumps Trump
NBC and Univision cut ties with Trump earlier this week.
White House Fence Gets Spiky Security Enhancement
The new spikes are a short-term bid to ward off intruders at the U.S. executive mansion.
Obama: Cuba, U.S. Agreement to Reopen Foreign Embassies Is 'Historic Step'
The two countries will restore full diplomatic relations by July 20.
America's Poisoned Prison
Is toxic dust sickening inmates in coal country?
Arson Not Suspected in Fire at Historic Black Church in South Carolina
Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church has in the past been a Ku Klux Klan target.
State Department's Latest Batch of Clinton Emails Reveal Little
The communications are from her time as secretary of state.
California Governor Signs Vaccine Exemption Law
Parents in the state can no longer use religious and philosophical reasons as grounds for forgoing immunizations for their child.
Lucian Freud's Striking Paintings of his Wife and Muse Go On Show
The exhibition shows Lucian Freud growing as a painter while his wide-eyed muse grew into a woman.
Can Chris Christie Bounce Back?
He’s brash but lagging in the polls and has no room for error.
Robert Redford Urges World Action on Climate Change
The actor and environmental activist said “we’re all to blame” for the climate crisis.
12 Clinton Correctional Facility Staff Members Suspended After Prisoner Manhunt
Three executives are among the 12 staff members placed on administrative leave.
Jeb Bush Releases 33 Years of Tax Records
The tax records are expected to cover nearly all of his business career.
Without TV Network to Air It, Miss USA Pageant Will Go On
The fate of the pageant has come into question after Univision and NBC split from owner Donald Trump.
President Obama Expands Overtime Pay to 5 Million Americans
The long-awaited proposed rule increases the threshold for guaranteed overtime pay.
Chris Christie: Not Running for President as a 'Surrogate for Being Prom King'
The New Jersey governor joins a crowded field of at least 12 other Republican candidates.
How Corporate America Propelled Same-Sex Marriage
Big corporations are taking the lead on social issues ranging from gay marriage to the Confederate flag.
Hugh Tovar, CIA Operative at the Center of Cold War Intrigues, Dies at 92
The famed CIA officer served while the U.S. and Soviet Union fought proxy wars in Southeast Asia.
What the Supreme Court’s Redistricting Decision Means
It’s a big deal, but it may not be the answer to partisanship.
String of Fires at Black Churches Investigated as Arson After Charleston Shooting
“Strike at the Black church, and you strike at the heart of Black American life,” wrote David A. Love in the ‘Atlanta BlackStar.’
Governor Andrew Cuomo: David Sweat Disengaged With Accomplice
David Sweat, 35, is reportedly younger and more athletic man than his accomplice, Richard Matt.
NSA Employees Are Training Service Dogs While Working
One service pups was so popular, an NSA employee painted a portrait of him.
Texas Abortion Clinic Rules Blocked by Supreme Court in 5-4 Ruling
Had the ruling not been in favor of the clinics, Texas would be left with only a handle of clinics.
FBI Launches Investigation Into Escaped Inmates' Prison
Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6.
James 'Whitey' Bulger Sends Prison Letter Filled With Advice to Three Teen Girls
The 85-year-old mobster wrote a handwritten letter, in which he apologizes and complains.
To Avoid Supreme Court Decision, Alabama Temporarily Bans Gay Marriage Licenses
Alabama has issued a 25-day halt on gay marriage licenses.
Obama Signs Into Law 'Fast-Track' Authorization on Trade Deals; Tough Road Ahead on Trans-Pacific Partnership
"We still have some tough negotiations that are going to be taking place," Obama said
Supreme Court Ruling Is Far From a Death Sentence for Obama’s Clean Power Plant Rule
The case will now go back to the D.C. Circuit court.
State Department to Release Set of Hillary Clinton Emails on Tuesday
It is unclear what Tuesday's emails will contain, or which dates they include.
NBC to Donald Trump: You're Fired
The network said it cut ties with the presidential candidate for his "derogatory statements."