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The intruder who hopped the White House fence and made it into the front door of the executive mansion made it further than was previously known. Omar Gonzalez, the man who jumped the White House fence and made it into the front door of the...
Two African elephants roam the flowery grassland in Tanzania. Photo by © Martin Harvey/WWF-Canon Monday on The PBS NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown visits baby elephants in Kenya orphaned by the illegal ivory trade. The African elephant population has been...
A judge has called for the termination of six correction officers who beat an inmate. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images. Weeks after a U.S. government report further revealed the rampant brutality against male teenage inmates at the Rikers...
The Veterans Affairs Department said Monday it has settled complaints filed by three employees who faced retaliation after filing whistleblower complaints about the troubled Phoenix VA hospital. The employees were among the first to report...
The recipient of the 2014-2015 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, Sam Taylor has published two books of poetry, “Body of the World” and “Nude Descending an Empire,” which went on sale in August. Poet Sam Taylor thinks...
A protester instructs people to move to Chater Road in Hong Kong’s central district on Sept. 29. Protesters are unhappy with the Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections. Photo by Anthony Kwan/...