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JUDY WOODRUFF: The Federal Reserve opened the door today to raising interest rates, after years of record lows. The Central Bank’s latest statement dropped the word “patient” in describing its attitude toward the economy. But it...
Students at Vanderbilt University held a protest against police brutality in December. Tyler Bishop, editor of the student paper there, says that students need to understand pervasive examples of prejudice that still linger among younger generations...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a news conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington on March 18. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts The Federal Reserve is no longer patient. But that doesn’t mean the central...
Experts in search of Cervantes’ burial site examine remains found at a convent in Madrid. Almost a year ago, Spanish investigators began searching the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, a 17th century convent that is still home to a dozen...
The office of Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) on Capitol Hill will soon have a new resident. Schock is slated to leave on March 31. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters PEORIA, Ill. — The son of former White House cabinet member Ray LaHood emerged...
President Barack Obama holds a jersey given to him by the University of Kentucky basketball team during an event in the East Room at the White House, on May 4, 2012. The president picked Kentucky to win the NCAA men’s basketball national...