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Ella Eliakim, 21, smokes on the roof of her apartment building in Lower Manhattan. The minimum age to buy cigarettes and tobacco was raised to 21 in New York City on May 18, 2014. On Friday, Hawaii became the first state to raise the legal smoking...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: We turn now to one of Emanuel AME’s trustees, who is also a Charleston City councilman, William Dudley Gregorie. He calls the shootings “racially-motivated...
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in San Francisco June 20, 2015. Photo by Stephen Lam/Reuters WASHINGTON — Issuing an emotional plea...
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar, walk towards the Syrian border, on August 11, 2014. Photo by Rodi Said/Reuters June 20 is World Refugee Day, a day of remembrance and...
U.S. President Barack Obama and China’s Xi Jinping shake hands at the end of their news conference in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing November 12, 2014. The two country leaders will meet for annual talks in Washington next week. Photo...
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the opening of the 2015 National Action Network Convention in New York City April 8, 2015. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters INDIANOLA, Iowa — Bernie Sanders likes to call it “practicing democracy.”...