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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left open the possibility Thursday that House Republicans might risk a lapse in government funding next month — otherwise known as a shutdown — in order to stop President Barack Obama from using his...
Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt are making a teen zombie movie and raising funds for the project on Kickstarter. They tell the NewsHour’s Mike Melia that after they become famous they won’t forget the people that matter. Watch our full...
“Sesame Street” celebrated its 45th birthday Monday. Since its launch in 1969, the long-running children’s television show has aired more than 4,000 episodes, allowing millions of children to “travel” to the famous...
Amazon and Hachette Book Group ended months of publishing dispute by agreeing on a multi-year deal on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.Hachette Book Group and Amazon today announced their multi-year agreement to solidify the terms for print and e-book sales...
The large kitchen and dining area of the Williams home in Dillingham, Alaska, is the center of activity after school. Sassa Williams, 18, and her siblings, triplets Theresa, Chris and Grant, 14, sit at the large table doing homework. Sassa, who is...
Mitch McConnell (R-KY) waves to supporters with his wife, former United States Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, at his midterm election night rally in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4, 2014. Photo by John Sommers II/ReutersWASHINGTON — Sen. Mitch...