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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., a 2012 news conference to announce new legislation “to blunt the worst effects” of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty ImagesWhen it...
A harmless pantropical huntsman spider, which is often confused with other, dangerous spiders in international shipments. Photo from Wikimedia commons.A cargo ship filled with bananas arrives in a U.S. port. As workers begin to unload, a huge spider...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSPoet Edward Hirsch grieves his late son with an elegy for ‘Gabriel’ For his friend James Foley, Daniel Johnson reads ‘In the Absence of Sparrows’ After fatal gun accidents, children can find comfort in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFormer mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison Will cloud of ethics determine D.C. Mayor’s race? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack cocaine Ex-San Diego Mayor Filner...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSPaul Ryan weighing possible 2016 presidential run Primer: How Paul Ryan’s Plan Would Change Medicaid Watch Rep. Paul Ryan’s Speech As He Joined Romney Ticket HARI SREENIVASAN: If you’re a...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGrad rates double after reinvention of Chicago City Colleges Parents study up on how to improve college prospects for their children Opening the Door for Low-Income Students to Overcome ‘Aristocracy’ of...