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Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. When editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman’s father only had days left to live, he still wrote checks to pay his bills and recorded his...
Listen to Ross Gay read “A Small Needful Fact.” One year and three days ago, Staten Island man Eric Garner told officers “I can’t breathe” 11 times while in a chokehold by Officer Daniel Pantaleo — his last words...
A new ambitious search might be able to detect signs of extraterrestrial life as far away as Andromeda Galaxy, which is 2.5 million lights years from our Milky Way. Photo by GALEX, JPL-Caltech, NASA The quest for finding life outside our planet...
Handguns are displayed on Nov. 13, 2014, in a case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton, MO. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters Following the Wednesday church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina that left nine people dead, debate over gun ownership...
Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, left, speaks as Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, looks on. Photo by Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images This page has, since its inception before the Crash of ’08, relied on the...
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari L in the Oval Office Monday. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed Nigeria’s new president to the Oval Office on Monday and...