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When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria announced Sunday that it was changing its name and reviving the caliphate, the news lit up the Internet and headlined news reports around the world.
An opinion piece published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association argues the Supreme Court's willingness to defend "corporate personhood" - exemplified in its Hobby Lobby decision on birth control and company health plans - is "becoming a major impediment to public health regulation."
Unique executive level offerings, including a pre-conference short course on succeeding in international business, round out a comprehensive agenda designed for those across the ag value chain at the third annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, which is Oct. 6-8 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. New this year to the event is a ... (more)
Joshua Hantman , Senior Advisor to Ron Dermer, Israel's Ambassador to the United States.
A recent Gulf News report sheds some light on how and why the United States helped bring the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies to power, followed by all the subsequent chaos and atrocities in the Mideast region.
President Barack Obama 's administration lavished praise on its partnership with Germany while sidestepping specifics of espionage allegations that led to the expulsion of the top American intelligence officer in Berlin.
People with bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering and math are more likely than other college graduates to have a job, but most of them don't work in STEM occupations, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released Thursday.
The Contract Clause, which prohibits states from making laws impairing the obligation of contracts, is commonly used to challenge state and local public pension reform efforts.
John Austin Nammack, 86, of Lewes, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 6, 2014, surrounded by his beloved wife and children.
MSNBC fill-in host and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson is no fan of calling for a president's ouster .
It doesn't sound likely in a city known for its transience. But linguists at Georgetown University, who have been studying the way people speak as part of the Language and Communication in Washington DC project , have identified certain words and some other features of speech common among communities who have lived in DC for a long time - ... (more)
A teenager fills out an application at a job fair in New York City. Congress is expected to send a workforce development bill to President Barack Obama that aims to tackle youth and adult unemployment.
Sometimes, accents speak louder than words. Just ask the Georgetown University researchers who have been studying the way people here in Washington speak.
A new endeavor called Tea With Strangers hopes to change the way strangers interact.
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company , and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, hosted Ramadan's first lecture at Kingdom Resort in Riyadh on Monday 7th July 2014.The main highlight of the event was a lecture presented by Sheikh Dr. Abdallah Bin Bayyah, under the ... (more)
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