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The Environmental Protection Agency proposes new fuel standards for heavy-duty trucks as part of a broader effort to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Picture taken April 30, 2015. Photo by Jim Young WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is...
Marie Goff wipes tears from her eyes during a prayer vigil at Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, less than a mile from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church where a gunman killed nine people Thursday. Photo by Grace Beahm/...
Editor’s note: This is the third installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. Jack Ohman's cartoon seriesThe last time I went fishing with my dad'Getting old ain't for sissies': Cartoonist Jack Ohman draws his...
Divorce is a terribly difficult financial decision to confront. Economist Laurence Kotlikoff provides some advice. Photo by Getty Images Economist Laurence Kotlikoff, well known for his Ask Larry Social Security column and his best seller, “...
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz discusses Iran’s nuclear program and the impending deadline for a deal on Friday’s PBS NewsHour. Watch an excerpt of the interview. The United States needs to have verification, including access to suspicious sites, in...
A rise in violence from terrorism groups like Boko Haram in Nigeria, above, and the Islamic State group militants, have contributed to a 35 percent spike in terror attacks between 2013 and 2014, according to new statistics released by the State...