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It was a hard statistic to get my head around: San Francisco Bay, one of the nation’s most scenic bodies of water, has lost almost 90 percent of its wetlands over the last century. I learned this while reporting for the NewsHour on the South Bay...
A Republican congressman and the White House are clashing over renewed allegations against the Secret Service. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Two years after a prostitution scandal rocked the Secret Service, a Republican...
There has long been debate about the nature of Islam and its use as justification in violent and inhumane brutality — including the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers — from the Middle East to Africa and beyond. The most...
Bill Clinton was able to cool his two “hotspots,” or temptations, says psychologist Walter Mischel: “junk foods and certain kinds of women.” Above, Clinton whispers to Hillary Clinton during the 2008 campaign. AP Photo/M....
A U.S. Air Force airman connects electrical cables as he helps set up a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola on October 8, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. The airmen are constructing the modular hospital, known by the...
Bisharo Mohamed Iscak and Bink Ahmed, refugees from Somalia, stopped by Arif Cafe in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood to order lunch. Photo by Stella M. Chávez KERA NewsA little more than two weeks ago when Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in the U.S., he...