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President Barack Obama signs the Fair Sentencing Act, Washington, D.C., August 3, 2010. Aides to the president say he is set to grant commutations to dozens of nonviolent drug offenders in the coming weeks. Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters Aides say...
People walk near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. July 4. Members of Congress returning to work Tuesday after the Fourth of July holiday face a pending deadline to fund the government, among other items on a daunting summer to-do list. Photo by...
HARI SREENIVASAN: And now to Viewers Like You, your chance to comment on our work. There were many comments following last week’s story about “toxic stress” and the effect that stress can have on the developing brains of children....
The British royal family celebrated the christening of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 9-week-old daughter Charlotte on Sunday. The ceremony on Sandringham Estate in King’s Lynn, England took place in the same church where Princess...
A photo of the Texas capitol building in Austin. The Texas Legislature moved to bring its stockpile of gold back to Texas from a New York bank. Photo by Flickr user Nicolas Henderson AUSTIN, Texas — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFull report: Native American fashion sense by WTTW Chicago HARI SREENIVASAN: This summer, the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, Illinois has dug into its collection of 10 thousand...