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Denmark ranks extremely high in work-life balance. Understanding the Danish concept of “hygge” may explain why. Park at sunset in Copenhagen, Denmark. — Photo by Tim E White. One of the most commonly-used words in...
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington June 30, 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — Brazil pledged Tuesday to restore millions of acres...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The CIA is failing to hire and promote sufficient numbers of minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, as he announced a new effort to tackle the...
Visitors look out through the glass clock face at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. At 8 p.m. EDT tonight, get ready to add an extra second to your evening. Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters Like Taco Tuesdays? Well, thanks to a leap second, this one...
[Watch Video]New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to announce his bid for president today at 11 a.m. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event in the player above. NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in Nashua, New Hampshire, in April. Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters He’s a lawyer, a former Wall Street lobbyist and a Bruce Springsteen superfan....