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Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Americans have started to “change the culture” of sexual assault but that “everyone has a responsibility” to help stem violence against women.“We have a long history in our culture of basically, in many cases, equating women with being chattel.
The historic Detroit bankruptcy case moves into a crucial and contentious phase with the filing expected this week of the city's so-called "plan of adjustment." That is the city's plan to settle with its creditors and emerge from America's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy.
Just watching Russian wunderkind Yulia Lipnitskaya , even from a firmly immobile spot like the couch, is enough to make you dizzy.
In front and inside the El Arepazo restaurant in Miami, Florida on Tuesday, a crowd of Venezuelan-Americans gathered to monitor the news from the country that many left years ago.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that a popular Democratic plan to raise the minimum wage could reduce total employment in the U.S. by about 500,000 workers.The new CBO report out Tuesday indicated that raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.
Fire and smoke billow into the night sky as Ukrainians gather at Independence Square during continuing protest in Kiev on Tuesday. A police spokeswoman said nine people, including two police officers, were confirmed dead in the clashes.
The Arkansas man who fired at a car filled with teenaged pranksters — killing one of them — claims he only meant to scare them off, according to a court affidavit.
Dairy analysts estimate store milk prices could go up 60 cents in March, reaching their highest ever."The cupboards are dry," said dairy economist Mary Ledman.Blame cheese. Short supply pushed cheese to a new peak in January, going from $1.80 to $2.36 a block.
Russian Yevgeny Plushenko, who announced his retirement from figure skating after withdrawing from the men's individual event in Sochi with a back injury, says he may now try to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The winter of our discontent isn't over. The Northeast will enjoy a brief warm-up this week, but meteorologists are warning residents across a wide swath of the country to brace for at least another month of bone-chilling temperatures, ice and snow.Is this the worst winter ever? Well ...
Alexander Ovechkin of Russia dives for the puck during the Men's Playoff Qualification round against Norway at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games on Feb. 18. Team Russia beat Norway 4-0 to secure their spot in the men's quarterfinals on Feb. 19.
If you're considering withdrawing from your 401(k) to pay off your mortage, do a thorough analysis with a financial adviser.
After being detained by Russian police in Sochi, Pussy Riot members say that are planning several protests until the Winter Olympics are over.
NBC News’ Keir Simmons ventures behind the velvet ropes of some of the hottest nightclubs in post-Cold War Russia.
Missouri's governor said Tuesday that the state can still execute a convicted child-killer next week even though one compounding pharmacy has agreed not to sell it the drug used for lethal injections.
Fashion photographer Mario Testino is best known for his celebrity portraits regularly featured on the cover of Vogue magazine. In his new series "Alta Moda," he visited the highlands of Peru, photographing locals in their traditional dress worn on festive occasions in the city of Cuzco.