Dana Bowerman's lifelong best friend Michelle Elliott holds a photograph of the two together. Bowerman is serving a nearly 20-year sentence for federal drug conspiracy charges. She was holding out hope for clemency for nonviolent drug offenders but it is unlikely that she will receive an early release date.
A supporter waves a Cuban flag in front of the country's embassy after it reopened for the first time in 54 years on July 20 in Washington, D.C. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a communist revolution.
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High-profile events like bridge collapses or road sinkholes (like this one in Maryland in 2010) could make you think America's roads are crumbling. That's not quite true.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies in January 2013 before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
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A label on a bag of popcorn indicates it is a non-GMO food. House Republicans on Thursday voted in favor of a law that would block states from mandating GMO labels.
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In a campaign video, Rand Paul uses a chainsaw to shred 1,700 pages of what he says represents the federal tax code. Paul is offering a flat-tax plan that fits on one page.
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