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WASHINGTON — Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause “violence and deaths” abroad, the chairman of the House...
Artur Makylyervsky (center) runs a startup company that allows users to customize original artwork online to make prints, t-shirts or mobile cases. Credit: NewsHour Raising a large pool of money from many small contributions online, known as...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS ANCHOR: Joining me now via Skype from Bahrain is “New York Times” reporter Eric Schmidt. So Eric, what do we know about the details of this operation? ERIC SCHMIDT: Well, overnight Friday early...
American photojournalist Luke Somers, who was killed by his Al Qaeda captors during a failed U.S.-led rescue attempt, was remembered on Saturday by colleagues who knew him in Yemen, including NewsHour Desk Assistant Tik Root. “It really hit...
A picture taken on April 20, 2014 shows five-day-old Rothschild giraffe Jabulani at the Zoo-Aquarium in Madrid. (Credit: Dani Pozo/AFP/Getty Images) The population of African giraffes has decreased by 40 percent over the last 15 years, new research...
Fishermen carry their outrigger to higher ground in Legazpi City, south of Manila on Dec. 5, 2014, ahead of the landfall of Typhoon Hagupit. Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation...