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Is Electing More Veterans the Solution?

Is Electing More Veterans the Solution?

Flags were placed on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh this past week in preparation for Memorial Day.
What to Do With a Day Off

What to Do With a Day Off

Just resting is one suggested option for how to spend your Memorial Day holiday.
Fidelity, Bruised From Crises, Searches for Life After Mutual Funds

Fidelity, Bruised From Crises, Searches for Life After Mutual Funds

Abigail P. Johnson, chief executive of Fidelity, is one of the few women leading a major American financial institution. Her company is navigating changing investor desires and workplace culture
How Savita Halappanavar’s Death Spurred Ireland’s Abortion Rights Campaign

How Savita Halappanavar’s Death Spurred Ireland’s Abortion Rights Campaign

People looked on as messages and flowers were left at a memorial to Savita Halappanavar on Saturday, a day after Irish voters repealed the constitutional amendment that effectively banned abortions.
As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

Pope Francis at the Vatican last week. The challenge for Francis is to keep the present decline of the church in Europe from becoming a preview of its future in South America and Africa.
The Next Privacy Battle in Europe Is Over This New Law

The Next Privacy Battle in Europe Is Over This New Law

The tech industry is gearing up for a fight over the proposed ePrivacy Regulation, which protects the confidentiality of electronic communications. It is even stricter than the data privacy law that
More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

A graduating student from the JetBlue program from CAE Aviation Academy in Mesa, AZ.
Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, brought charges of rape and criminal sexual acts against Harvey Weinstein, the first prosecutor to do so.
Italy’s Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy’s Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy’s prime minister-designate, Giuseppe Conte, center, leaving a meeting with Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, on Sunday in Rome.
U.S. and North Korean Officials Race to Resurrect Trump-Kim Meeting

U.S. and North Korean Officials Race to Resurrect Trump-Kim Meeting

A surprise meeting between President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, right, and Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, on Saturday appeared to produce some progress toward a summit meeting between
‘OMG This Is Wrong!’ Retired English Teacher Marks Up a White House Letter and Sends It Back

‘OMG This Is Wrong!’ Retired English Teacher Marks Up a White House Letter and Sends It Back

Yvonne Mason, a retired high school teacher, wrote notes about grammar and clarity on a letter she received from the White House. After marking up the letter, she mailed it back.
‘Solo’ Sputters at Box Office, Raising Worries of ‘Star Wars’ Fatigue

‘Solo’ Sputters at Box Office, Raising Worries of ‘Star Wars’ Fatigue

Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca in “Solo,” which collected $83 million over the weekend.
China Warns 2 American Warships in South China Sea

China Warns 2 American Warships in South China Sea

U.S. Navy sailors aboard the Antietam, a guided-missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea, in March.
‘Hair Live!’ Is Coming to NBC in 2019

‘Hair Live!’ Is Coming to NBC in 2019

Gavin Creel, left, as Claude and Will Swenson as Berger in the 2009 Broadway revival of "Hair."
MoMA Sees a Problem in a Cafe’s Name. The Cafe Sees None.

MoMA Sees a Problem in a Cafe’s Name. The Cafe Sees None.

The Museum of Modern Art, also known as MoMA, sued the cafe MoMaCha last month for a trademark infringement and dilution.
Everyone Loves a Parade. Especially When It’s on a Military Base.

Everyone Loves a Parade. Especially When It’s on a Military Base.

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division hurled themselves out of five C-17 cargo planes at 1,000 feet on Thursday at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C.
The Evangelical Fight to Win Back California

The Evangelical Fight to Win Back California

Franklin Graham wants Christians to run for city council seats, mayor and every level of government to help effect change in California.
She Found Comfort in a Brooklyn Diner, Then Lost Everything

She Found Comfort in a Brooklyn Diner, Then Lost Everything

Zelma Haskell, 85, at a rehabilitation center on Staten Island. She was swindled by a waitress and lost her Brooklyn home of 46 years.