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The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) building crest is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., on March 18, 2011. Photo by Rich Clement/Bloomberg WASHINGTON — The FBI should speed up the pace of its improvements to deal with the...
Video by Adam Grossberg, KQED The first time I met Lawrence Ferlinghetti was unforgettable: It was early on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and Elizabeth Farnsworth and I were working on a story about him for the PBS NewsHour. As surreal news...
File photo of handguns by Scott Olson/Getty Images While legislation expanding how and where Texans can carry weapons is dominating the Legislature this week, one state lawmaker is targeting the doctor’s office as a place to keep the federal...
A schoolgirl walks past campaign posters in support of Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan along a road in Ikoyi district in Lagos February 13, 2015. Photo by Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters After a six-week delay, Nigeria will be holding...
Photo by Ariel Skelley/Blend Images via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. Today, he weighs in on the possible...
The sun rises behind the entrance sign to Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park. Photo by Reuters/Beck Diefenbach. The New York Times reported this week that Facebook will start working with news organizations to publish content directly to the social...