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Watch VideoEditor’s Note: This piece was originally broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. IVETTE FELICIANO: In rapid succession, ISIS’ recent beheadings of American journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and British aid worker David Haines...
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin walks past as US President Barack Obama looks for his floor marker to stand for a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group meeting in China Nov. 11. On Sunday, Obama criticized Putin for not...
Residents of Westminster, Mass., attend and speak out at a public hearing regarding a proposal by the local board of health to ban tobacco sales in the city. (Credit: NewsHour) The town of Westminster, Mass., could become the first in the nation to...
BRISBANE, Australia — The White House says the U.S. intelligence community is working to determine the authenticity of a video that purports to show that Islamic State militants have beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig. National Security...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed two bills into law on Friday that serve to limit the city’s cooperation with federal immigration officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Now, the city will only work with federal...
R.A Montgomery, co-author of the long-running children’s book series “Choose Your Own Adventure,” died on Nov. 9 in Vermont. He was 78. Photo courtesy of Shannon Gilligan/Chooseco, LLC R.A. Montgomery, co-author and publisher of...