#US

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Rare US independence declaration found in UK archive

A rare parchment copy of the American Declaration of Independence has been found at a British archive among the papers of an aristocrat who supported the rebels, officials have said. The manuscript was discovered at the West Sussex Record Office in the so

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Why is health care so expensive?

Neither Republicans nor Democrats appear to be addressing why health is fundamentally expensive -- or what to do about it

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Americans keep having fewer babies as U.S. birthrates hit some record lows

According to 2016 provisional birth data, the number of births for the U.S. in 2016 was down 1% from 2015, and the general fertility rate for women aged 15-44 dropped to a record low.

Science & Technology | Astrology

You Won’t Read This in Your History Books!

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Iran's military 'fires at and seizes US cargo ship'

Iranian forces have reportedly fired at and seized a US cargo ship with 34 sailors on board, according to Saudi Arabian state TV.

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History of Veterans Day - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as "Armistice Day."