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Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on Dec. 15, 2013. Tonight on NewsHour Weekend, we look at credit unions in four states offering a lottery that gives savers the chance to win small monthly prizes or a yearly grand prize...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This is an updated segment that originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend and online on November 23, 2013. ANNOUNCER:  “Tonight’s Mega millions jackpot is an estimated annuitized $149,000,000…”...
Still feeling a void after the end of Serial? Not really into the big game? Unsure how to read Roman numerals? Try listening to a podcast instead. Nearly one-third of Americans are expected to tune into Super Bowl XLIX (49, for the record), which is...
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste of Australia stands in a metal cage during his trial in a court in Cairo on March 24, 2014. Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Feb. 1, 2015 after 400 days in prison. REUTERS/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper Al...
WASHINGTON — Unlike the active jockeying among Republicans thinking about running for president, there is little public action among the Democrats considering a White House bid. Here’s a look at where they stand. Former U.S. Secretary of...
A payday loans sign in the window of Speedy Cash, London, December 25, 2013. For the first time, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to regulate payday loans using authority it was given under the Dodd-Frank law. Photo by Suzanne Plunkett...