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President Obama sees himself amid many crises as he returns to Washington from a two-week vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images WASHINGTON — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively...
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Thousands are expected to gather today for Michael Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT. The parents of Michael Brown,...
The Atlantic Ocean may be storing much of the atmospheric heat that global warming has produced in the last 15 years, new research says. In a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for years, the rate of rising global air temperatures has  slowed...
British actor, director and producer Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his family said. British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his family said. He was 90 years old. Attenborough rose to fame as an actor with roles in films...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Joining us now from Washington D.C. is Dion Nissenbaum of The Wall Street Journal. It seems the pace of change here and the U.S. attitude in involvement in Syria or in airstrikes has changed...