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Photo by Flickr user Davicianci. WASHINGTON — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. It’s the third year in a row the...
Here’s a look at what’s on the ballot and where this fall. Image by Comstock Images and Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Two states could legalize marijuana Five states vote on whether to raise the minimum wage Washington state...
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: From now on, people flying to the U.S. from three West African countries will have to enter through one of five airports to be screened for Ebola. The announcement today named the five as New York...
Ben Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968–1991 and oversaw the paper’s famous Watergate reporting. He died Tuesday at the age of 93. Photo courtesy of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy Ebola runs a different course in different people 70 percent Ebola death rate? Here’s how they calculate it Ambulance nurse confronts death and desperation in the heart of the Ebola epidemic GWEN...