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“Death of Washington, Dec. 14. A.D. 1799″ by N. Currier, from the Library of Congress It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summonsed to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia to attend to...
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: And now to Viewers Like You. We begin with your comments on the conversation we had about student loans and the new options that allow borrowers to modify the terms of their loans. Panhead20 wrote...
Protesters in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 13, 2014. Credit: Eric Krupke/PBS NewsHour Thousands marched in New York City and Washington, D.C. on Saturday in two of the largest protests this year against fatal shootings by police. Protesters in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: This week, the Associated Press revealed that the United States government attempted and failed to co-opt the hip-hop scene in Cuba to, quote, “spark a youth movement against the government....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We’ve been following the dramatic drop in oil prices over the last few weeks, but those prices are just a snapshot of a much more dramatic downward trend. Over the last year, a barrel of oil...