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President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 22 people Tuesday. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 22 people serving time in federal prison. The White House says that many of...
The Brewer’s Association has released its list of 2014’s 50 biggest craft beer brewers in the United States. The trade group describes American craft brewers as “small, independent and traditional“. D.G. Yuengling and Son,...
Photo by nazdravie/E+ collection via Getty Images. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense...
Comedian Trevor Noah has been tapped to succeed Jon Stewart as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” Photo courtesy of Comedy Central It takes a special kind of international comedian to connect with audiences in the United...
Not long ago, PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien tested the effectiveness of brain stimulation by performing a tricky helicopter landing with — and without — a jolt to the brain. In a simulator at Ohio’s...
A Mobile Metrix agent asks survey questions of a resident in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo courtesy of Mobile Metrix Thiago Oliveira grew up in Morro dos Macacos, one of Brazil’s poorest neighborhoods in the coastal city of Rio de Janeiro. Fighting...