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The head of the Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan acknowledged that some agency interrogators used “abhorrent” unauthorized techniques in questioning terrorism suspects after the 9/11 attacks. He said there was no way to...
Photo by Flickr user Ed Yourdon. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to add same-sex marriage cases to the agenda this term. Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court’s agenda with enough time for the...
PBS NewsHour’s “Politics on the Rocks” team is Meredith Garretson on the mic and Matt Ehrichs behind the camera. Matt also edited the video. It’s holiday season in D.C. And you can’t swing a dead appropriations bill in this town...
New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) on his way for a vote at the Capitol January 15, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty ImagesNEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm admitted Tuesday to federal tax evasion,...
Soulful rocker Joe Cocker, seen in 1970, died on Monday at the age of 70 from lung cancer, according to his agent Barrie Marshall. Art Beat collected five of Cocker’s most famous performances to help remember the Grammy-winning artist. Joe Cocker...