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When Miles Scott, a 5-year-old in remission after a three-year battle with leukemia, said he wanted to be Batman last year, he wasn’t kidding. And the San Francisco Make-A-Wish Foundation took him at his word and made him a real “Batkid...
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House...
Photo by Wikimedia user BetacommandBot WASHINGTON — CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier...
A colorized, magnified electron microscope image of the Ebola virus growing out of an infected VERO 46 cell. Image by NIAID The World Health Organization announced a $100 million response plan Thursday to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa,...
Linda Winslow, Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour, shared this memo with the staff this morning: I am delighted to announce that we have a new Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour. She is Sara Just, currently the Deputy Washington Bureau...
Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Our updated Top 10 Senate races Iowa jumps four spots to No. 5 Kentucky, Georgia slide a little for Democrats Can Congress get it all done with hours to go before recess? Battle for control of the Senate:...