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A message of peace as Obama and Abe honor fallen at...

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Obama at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the fallen in the war between their countries.
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U.S. Navy Band’s rendition of Arabic song goes viral [video]

Millions of people online have tuned in to watch and hear the U.S. Navy Band sing a popular Egyptian song.
Man sitting and talking into microphone (State Dept./Kelsey Brannan)

Richard Branson’s advice to entrepreneurs

Here are four takeaways from Richard Branson's talk on entrepreneurship with fellows from the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.
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Can you force innovation?

People with successful businesses say the idea for their venture came to them “out of the blue.” But many experts believe that innovation follows patterns.
People inside a large, elaborately decorated building (© AP Images)

Turkish studies flourish at Binghamton University in New York

Undergraduate students at Binghamton, in upstate New York, can now take advantage of the school’s expanding Ottoman and Turkish studies program.
Donald Trump speaking into microphone outdoors (© AP Images)

Trump’s latest Cabinet picks focus on U.S. economy

President-elect Trump announced his Cabinet picks to lead the economy and boost American business at home and abroad.
Ellen DeGeneres standing next to President Obama at podium and another man holding medal (© AP Images)

‘Today we celebrate extraordinary Americans’

Athletes, artists and scientists were among the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, November 22.
Failure can be good for your business (Shutterstock)

Failure can be good for your business

Nobody likes to fail. But when business leaders discuss their successes, they often start by talking about failure. Failure can be a good teacher.
Missile destroyer ship USS Sampson (U.S. Navy)

U.S. naval ship helps with New Zealand earthquake recovery

The USS Sampson and its two helicopters are assisting New Zealand in humanitarian relief efforts following an earthquake.