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Spacewalk PHOTOS: 25 Iconic Images Of Astronauts Floating In Space

From the 1965 photo of America's first spacewalker to the 1984 snapshot of an astronaut frighteningly far from the relative safety of his spacecraft (above) to a topsy-turvy Chris Hadfield, some of the most iconic images from space are the ones that show astronauts floating outside the safety of a …

How a Photographer Created Images of Fireworks Unlike Any You've Ever Seen

<i>A photographer's experiment puts explosions in new light.</i>

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

Obama and Congress must fight climate change like they do terrorism

Opinion<p>President Obama is expected to announce steps to limit greenhouse gases today. That's fine, but they are half measures without the help of …

As US delays Keystone XL, Albertans ask 'What's the holdup, eh?'

The pipeline project's legal limbo is causing frustration in the Canadian province of Alberta.<p>Calgary, Alberta — Oil was supposed to flow freely from …

Venezuelan President: We Would 'Almost Certainly' Grant Asylum To Edward Snowden

"If he asked us for it, we would think about it and we would almost certainly give it to him, because political asylum... is an international human rights institution to protect the persecuted," Maduro said at a public event in central Venezuela.<p>"Have you asked yourselves what this young man did? …

House leaders draw flak on farm bill

Fallout from the farm bill’s failure is erupting behind closed doors.<p>Almost a week after Republicans failed to pass the nearly $1 trillion, five-year agricultural package through the House, Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders are feeling the heat from frustrated lawmakers sick of …

Capitol Hill to Moscow: Give Edward Snowden Back to the U.S., or Else

With Obama still unable to get Putin to give up leaker Edward Snowden, members of Congress are stepping up—and preparing punitive measures of their …