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Using a self-taught technique, David Knopp carves plywood laminate into fantastically abstract shapes, imbuing the rigid nature of wood with the fluidity of water. Video produced by Patrick Ridgely, shot by Tim Pugh and edited by Bob Mixter,...
Phone cases featuring stolen images for sale on Amazon.A vivid image of a lifeless boy being carried away from a bomb blast taken during this year’s Gaza-Israel conflict has somehow made its way to an iPhone case for sale on Amazon. The photo...
The head of the Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan acknowledged that some agency interrogators used “abhorrent” unauthorized techniques in questioning terrorism suspects after the 9/11 attacks. He said there was no way to...
Photo by Flickr user Ed Yourdon. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to add same-sex marriage cases to the agenda this term. Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court’s agenda with enough time for the...
PBS NewsHour’s “Politics on the Rocks” team is Meredith Garretson on the mic and Matt Ehrichs behind the camera. Matt also edited the video. It’s holiday season in D.C. And you can’t swing a dead appropriations bill in this town...