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Billy Hurley III learning to cope with painful memories
Editor's Note: This story was originally published in January, 2016 before Billy Hurley III won his first PGA Tour event June 26, 2016 at the Quicken Loans National. There's cruel irony in that the hardest part comes on the golf course. That's where Billy Hurley III most often thinks about his
Egypt Asks IMF for $12 Billion Loan Amid Struggling Economy
The Egyptian government says it is finalizing talks with the International Monetary Fund on a three-year $12 billion loan program and is targeting a total of $7 billion a year to finance its economic program
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 208th day of 2016. There are 158 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 26, 1775, the Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General. On this date: In 1788, New York became
3 Issues Obama Should Discuss, Besides Climate Change, as He Heads to the Arctic
President Obama heads north today to highlight the issue of climate change against the backdrop of receding glaciers in Alaska. While visiting the 49th state, he plans to tour Seward’s Exit glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, which has receded more than 1.25 miles since records have been kept,
Saudi Arabia Airstrikes Hit Houthi Rebels in Yemen
Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition of Arab states in support of President Hadi of Yemen against Shia Houthi rebels.
Pentagon to Keep Aircraft Carrier in Mediterranean During Ukraine Crisis
The Pentagon is keeping the aircraft carrier George H W Bush and the other ships in its strike group in the Mediterranean for a few days more than originally scheduled. Officials said the carrier is being kept in the Mediterranean as part of the overall...
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: The World Reacts
The death of Ariel Sharon, the tough and divisive leader who dedicated his life to the protection of Israel, has brought outpourings of respect and sympathy, along with harsh condemnation from his detractors. Below find reactions from notable leaders and groups who today remembered the...
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Senate Leaders 'Optimistic' to End Shutdown Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was "optimistic" about the prospects of the Senate striking a deal to end the government shutdown and avert a default. 2. Car Bomb in
Retired American Military Official Found Hanged in Egypt
An American man was found hanged in a jail cell on Sunday in a police station near the banks of the Suez Canal. Egyptian officials said the man, 66 year-old James Henry, a retired military officer, had committed suicide. He had been arrested on August 28 for breaking the curfew put in place amid