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Washington, D.C. – The president today signed into law the bipartisan Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) ( H.R. 3033 ). The READ Act , introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), supports important research...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The February Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by Homeland Security Committee (HSC) Chairman Michael McCaul. The “snapshot” is a monthly Committee assessment of the growing threat America, the West, and the world face from ISIS and other Islamist...
A boat smuggling migrants to Greece slammed into rocks off the Turkish coast Saturday and capsized, killing at least 33 people including five children, as the choppy Aegean Sea continued to claim asylum-seekers' lives this month at an appalling pace, officials said. Coast guard...
Branson, Mo. – The iconic 15-story Ferris wheel formerly featured at Chicago’s Navy Pier will be the newest attraction to Branson’s Highway 76 at The Track Family Fun Parks in 2016. “Branson will be a great new location for this amazing Ferris wheel,” said Brian Murphy, COO of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane," has died. Frey was 67 and had been battling multiple ailments. He died Monday...
VIENNA (AP) -- The end of Western sanctions against Iran loomed Saturday as Iran's foreign minister suggested the U.N. atomic agency is close to certifying that his country has met all commitments under its landmark nuclear deal with six world powers. Iranian Minister Mohammad...
(CNN) As parts of the Deep South try to recover from tornadoes and widespread flooding, states farther west are bracing for their own severe weather. A major winter storm will slam the southern Rockies and the southern Plains on Saturday and Sunday, the National Weather Service...
Wreaths Across America, the group responsible for placing wreaths on 230,000 headstones at Arlington National Cemetery, said Wednesday that 30,000 graves may have to forego the commemorative garland due to a lack of funding. The project is not government-sponsored, leaving the...
Russian President Vladimir Putin again slammed Turkey's explanations for the shooting down of a Russian bomber plane near the border with Syria, saying Thursday that the warplane's flight details had been passed to the U.S. in advance and should have been known to the Turkish...