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William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal frequently traded barbs during ABC News’ 1968 political convention coverage. Their on-air friction laid the groundwork for modern political punditry. Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images Contenders...
A Palestinian protester throws a tear gas canister, initially fired by Israeli troops, during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron July 31, 2015. Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing...
Odds are, you have been to a hospital at some point in your life. Did you know, though, that many hospitals do more than just care for very ill patients? We looked at some examples in the Washington area, offered in this report from Kaiser Health...
President Barack Obama talks to the media next to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, during a meeting with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership at the White House in Washington on March 16, 2015. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters...
A crowd marches through New York’s Chinatown to celebrate the end of World War II, V-J Day, waving American and Chinese flags on Aug. 1, 1945. Photo by Weegee (Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images As the 70th...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: We have shown you before the rising role that automation and robots play in some parts of the work force. Tonight, we have a more sobering and perhaps somewhat eerier picture of how those trends are...