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Gay or lesbian domestic partners who want to serve together in the Peace Corps may start applying for assignments this summer.
The Peace Corps says it will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews blasted Marco Rubio's State of the Union rebuttal Tuesday night as "primitive" and "something you'd hear on a high school debating team."
The Girl Scouts are preparing to celebrate "World Thinking Day" in February. Parents, hold on to your pocketbooks.
They've studied in countries from Ghana to China, speak languages from Zulu to Mandarin, and count everything from West African drumming to firefighting among their talents.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday morning, killing up to 15 people, according to preliminary reports from the country's president.
A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing one worker and trapping at least two others in the rubble, officials said. One of the workers was rescued, but there was too much debris around the other to immediately get him out.
The central character in Paul Theroux's "The Lower River" is a man who ran a high-end men's shop in Medford, Mass., for many years, It stocked Scottish tweeds, argyle socks and even "Tyrolean hats in velour, with a twist of feathers in the hatband." Hock's was the sort of place "where clerk and customer discussed the color of a tie, the style of a suit, the drape of a coat."
We have all watched the recent events in Libya with horror, which took the life of Ambassador Chris Stevens, our envoy in Tripoli. Americans across our country have shaken their heads in disbelief that a man who devoted his life to helping the Libyans achieve their freedom should have been viciously murdered in the very city he helped protect.
America's economic well-being is at the mercy of the most thin-skinned hotheads on earth.
Joseph P. Kennedy III, the first of his famous political family's latest generation to seek elective office, defeated two little-known Democrats in Thursday's primary in Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District.
Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republicans’ presumptive vice presidential nominee, has amassed a very conservative voting record during his seven terms in Congress, including repeated votes against spending bills, unemployment benefit extensions and most of President Obama’s agenda.
After Mark K. Shriver's father died last year, he kept thinking of the words people used so consistently to describe the affable public servant known as "Sarge."
The U.S. should stop "reflexively exploiting major national security threats as a political ping-pong ball between right and left," says Zuhdi Jasser, president and founder of American Islamic Forum for Democracy. Get down to business and start crafting a practical strategy to defeat the threat of Islamist militancy both at home and abroad, he says.
The U.S. government's decision to pull out all its Peace Corps volunteers from Honduras for safety reasons is yet another blow to a nation still battered by a coup and recently labeled the world's deadliest country.