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James Garner, star of the hit 1950s. western series, “Maverick,” died yesterday at 86. Award-winning actor and Hollywood staple, James Garner, famous for his work on both the big and small screen, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioKARLA MURTHY: Like many Americans, Barbara Nordin, a freelance editor and writer in Charlottesville, Virginia often procrastinates. BARBARA NORDIN: I knew that professionally I needed a website. And I, had the domain...
What does it take to save money? It’s a ubiquitous struggle many people face at some point in their lives. But increasingly, it’s not one they have to tackle alone. Evidence from behavioral economists, researchers who study the psychology behind...
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation’s prison population over time. The U.S....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The air disaster in Ukraine sparked worldwide condemnation today and fresh claims and counter-claims over who shot down the plane. RELATED LINKSMalaysia Airlines plane shot down near Russian border of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: We take a closer look at what it’s like at the scene where the down with Matt Frei of Independent Television News. He just arrived in Donetsk. I spoke with him a short time ago. RELATED...