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NASA is preparing to launch the Orion spacecraft on its first test flight Thursday morning at 7:05am EST, with a 2 hour, 39 minute launch window. Barring any delays, the unmanned Orion will orbit the Earth twice in four and a half hours, rising to...
In 2011, PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman paid a visit to Sesame Street, where he taught Grover about Walter Michel’s famous “Marshmallow Test” – a psychological experiment where a child is given a choice between eating one...
The Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice last week was previously “distracted” and “weepy” during his firearms qualification training at a suburban Ohio police department, new internal documents...
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to speak at 7 p.m. EST on the Eric Garner decision. Watch live here Attorney General Eric Holder will speak tonight on a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the...
Members of the Pakistani opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf are preparing for mass demonstrations against the government despite the possibility of talks with the ruling party, the Pakistan Muslim League. Shah Mehmood Qureshi, a PTI official...
Photo by John Fedele/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Medicare open enrollment extends through this Sunday, Dec. 7. Make sure you’ve signed up for the best package of coverage for 2015 or, by default, you may be locked into your current plan. After open...