Shannon Santora

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A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

Federal Workers Sue Government For Withholding Pay During Shutdown

A group of federal workers who had their pay delayed due to the shutdown are suing the federal government, saying it violated its own labor laws by giving them abbreviated paychecks in October.<p>In a suit that was filed Oct. 24, five federal employees who were required to work through the shutdown …

JFK: Dallas recalls its low point

Anger seethes from the letter mailed to City Hall on Nov. 23, 1963, the day after the tragedy, raging that this city “virtually invited the poor insignificant soul who blotted out the life of President Kennedy to do it in Dallas.<p>“Dallas, the city of Hate; Dallas, the city of Shame.”<p>As the nation …

Police Find 1,500 Lost Modernist Masterpieces, Confiscated by the Nazis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Nazis <i>hated</i> Modernist art. Modernist works, like those by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Paul …

Colombian navy in huge Caribbean cocaine haul

<b>The Colombian navy has seized 1,450 kg (3,200 lb) of cocaine from a speedboat in the Caribbean, following a tip off by US anti-drugs agents.</b><p>Colombian officials say the boat had left the northern town of Manaure and was heading towards the Dominican Republic.<p>It was intercepted in international waters<p>…

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