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Actress Ellen Albertini Dow, best known for her role in “The Wedding Singer” and as J. Peterman’s mother on “Seinfeld,” died Monday at age 101. Photo by Seth Wenig/Reuters. No matter how many years it has been since you...
Commandant of the Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, Jr. was testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee on military budget matters on Capitol Hill in Washington January 28, 2015. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters WASHINGTON (AP) — President...
The Democratic National Committee has announced locations for six candidate debates for the upcoming 2016 presidential election. Here, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama talk to each other during a town...
Washington, DC (May 5, 2015) — The PBS NewsHour welcomes Stephanie Kotuby in the newly created role of Senior Editorial Producer. In this capacity, Kotuby will be an integral part of the senior team and take part in planning and producing a variety...
Elizabeth Alexander and Ficre Ghebreyesus on their wedding day. Alexander’s new memoir is “The Light of the World.” Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Alexander She is the descendant of slaves in Alabama. He was an immigrant, who fled war...
Politicians from West Virginia and Oklahoma, two states that produce a significant amount of fossil fuels, attack the Obama administration’s climate change plan Tuesday before a Senate panel in Congress. WASHINGTON — The Obama administration...