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Following months of negotiations and court dates, Detroit finally emerged from a historic bankruptcy yesterday with a new plan for the future. The city’s former Financial Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr, who resigned his post yesterday, was the...
American Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King, center, arm in arm, lead others during a Selma to Montgomery march in March 1965. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s “Selma,” opens on Christmas Day. Photo by...
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), waves his hands to voters atop a van during a campaign for the Dec. 14 lower house election in Saitama, north of Tokyo December 12, 2014. Photo by Yuya...
New York Times Journalist James Risen sat down for an interview with Judy Woodruff in October, 2014.WASHINGTON (AP) — A source familiar with the case says the Justice Department will not compel New York Times reporter James Risen to testify about...
Photo by Flickr user nateOne. For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e page has striven to do the same, turning to...
Forty years after his death, musician Nick Drake’s sister wants to set the record straight. She’s just published “Nick Drake: Remembered for a While,” an authorized companion to the artist’s music, to provide a “fuller...