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The Reverend Al Sharpton marches with protesters at a rally against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner Aug. 23 in Staten Island, New York City. Credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images In the borough of Staten Island in New York City on Saturday,...
The Department of Homeland Security says that more than 1,000 U.S. businesses have fallen victim to hacker malware that steals financial and personal information from customers after they swipe their credit cards. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images The...
President Obama spoke on the execution of American journalist James Foley at the press filing center at the Edgartown School Wednesday in Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images WASHINGTON — For three years, President...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMEGAN THOMPSON: In 2012, Kevin a. Jones applied for a part-time job as a doorman in New York City. He was soon called in for an interview at the large property management company, Halstead. KEVIN JONES: The interview...
In the last decade, the number of employers that run criminal background checks on job applicants has increased dramatically. Today, almost 90 percent of employers run a check on at least some of their applicants. Employers and screeners say the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The tensions between Ukraine and Russia spiked today when a Russian convoy rolled across the frontier. The move drew widespread condemnation. Hari Sreenivasan has the story. HARI SREENIVASAN: After...