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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800...
The “Chandos” portrait of William Shakespeare. Today’s the day of poet Shakespeare’s birth Four hundred fifty years would be his age. With celebrations all around the Earth It is a fact that “all the world’s a stage” In honor of...
Bryan Cranston portrays President Lyndon B. Johnson during his first year in office in “All the Way” on Broadway. Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva On Thursday, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor Bryan Cranston...
This helix-shaped bacteria called Helicobacter pylori is disappearing from our modern stomachs. Once thought of as a “bad bug”, doctors are learning that this bacteria influences our immune system, our weight, and even our height. Photo...
A banner outside the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City pays tribute to writer Gabriel García Márquez, who died Apr. 17. Photo by Razi Marysol Machay/Flickr When author Gabriel García Márquez died Apr. 17, he left behind a literary legacy that...
Phillips Collection curator Susan Frank discusses “Made in the USA,” a new exhibit showcasing works by more than 120 American artists from 1850 to 1970. American masters like Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper are represented in the...