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Credit: Lisa Overton/NewsHour Weekend While it has been more than two decades since Oregon voters approved the nation’s first assisted suicide law, the controversial practice returned to the headlines last fall with the story of Brittany Maynard....
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., will soon face criminal corruption charges according to reporting by CNN. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/ReutersWASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is declining to say if he...
Documentary filmmakers Albert Maysles and David Maysles stand next to musician Mick Jagger on the set of the 1970 documentary “Gimme Shelter.” Below are clips spanning Mayles’ six-decade career. Photo by Stanley Bielecki Movie...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This is an updated segment that originally aired on November 2, 2014. STEPHEN FEE: Like millions of Americans, Oregonian Pam Wald was riveted by the video of Brittany Maynard, a 29 year old woman...
Practicing Mormons march during a gay pride parade in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 3, 2012. Photo by Jim Urquhart/ReutersSALT LAKE CITY — A Republican-controlled Senate committee in the Utah Legislature offered its unanimous and at times emotional...
The tagline asks, “Why is it so hard to see black and blue?” But, this time, it’s not the piece of clothing that finds itself at the heart of the debate. Instead, the image focuses on a woman dressed in a (very clear) white-and-gold version of the...