Vice President Joe Biden addresses workers, hailing local leaders for moving ahead with increases in the minimum wage, saying that earning a living wage isn't just about finances, but dignity at Bobrick Washroom Equipment in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 22, 2015.
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with small business owners to discuss the importance of the re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, July 22, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Mission SAVE will identify the most violent criminals, to get them off the street and to curb gun violence and drug use. St. Louis has had 105 murders so far for 2015 compared to 157 for the entire year of 2014.
A Ku Klux Klan group, and counter-protesters, rallied in front the South Carolina State House July 18, 2015. Klan members were protesting the removal of a Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds.
Some 12,000 American WWII prisoners were shipped to Japan and forced to work at more than 50 sites to support imperial Japan's war effort, and about 10 percent died, according to Kinue Tokudome, director of the U.S.-Japan Dialogue on POWs, who has spearheaded the lobbying effort for companies to apologize.
On July 14, after 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, diplomats declared that world powers and Iran had struck a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have met nearly every day for the past several weeks in Vienna, Austria to iron out the final details of a nuclear agreement that limits Iran's nuclear ability in return for the lifting of international financial sanctions.
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