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The Civil Rights movement was about brave deeds and bold words. Both are explored by US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and PBS NewsHour Correspondent Jeffrey Brown in the latest of their reports on “Where Poetry Lives”. Their story airs Friday,...
Photo taken on April 20, 2013 by Flickr user AnubisAbyss WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is briefing Congress on Thursday on a yearlong review of the intelligence community’s handling of last year’s deadly Boston Marathon...
America’s social welfare system has denuded the civic culture that immigrants to America helped shape. That’s according to libertarian economist Charles Murray, who thinks the guaranteed basic income can restore that culture. Editor’s...
A dairy cow chews grass in a field. Photo by Tony C. French/Getty Images What does the “cow of the future” look like? Or rather smell like? If all goes according to a new plan set out by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, cows will be a lot more...
Photo courtesy of Harvard Divinity School A document that suggests Jesus may have been married is, in fact, authentic, according to an article by the Harvard professor who revealed the ancient papyrus last September. The existence of the papyrus was...
The now famous 12 steps for addiction recovery was introduced in the book “Alcoholics Anonymous” in 1939. Photo illustration by Getty Images April 10, 1939, marks the publication date of “Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many...