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AP Photo/Darryl Bush, File Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
Black congressional staffers hold their hands up during a walkout Thursday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The staffers staged a walkout to protest the recent Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images...
A sea of thick cloud covers the Grand Canyon. Image from the National Park Service. Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today,...
The Obama Administration supports a Republican-backed spending bill, despite Democrat protests. Despite objections on everything from weakening Wall Street regulations to loosening campaign-finance laws, the White House is pushing for passage of a...
Three pre-teen girls — Quinn, Izzie and Mimi — watch a butterfly emerge from its cocoon. A camera captures the wonder on their faces as they hold the newly formed butterfly. These girls are the star of Twin Cities Public Television’s “...
Welcome to Day 4 of our 12 days of NewsHour. To thank our audience for supporting PBS NewsHour all year long, We’ll be releasing a new gift each day until Dec. 19. Today’s gift comes to you from PBS NewsHour co-anchors Gwen Ifill and...