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Mom forgets her insulin shot. Dad loses the utility bills. A foot slides in the bathtub. The stove top is left burning. Too often, it’s the little slip-ups that end in disastrous consequences for aging relatives. And while the vast majority of...
The ecstasy: Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results come in at a “Better Together” event in Glasgow. Photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images Scottish citizens awoke today — if they ever went to...
Dalton Debrick died of alcohol poisoning before his first day of classes at Texas Tech University. Late last month, police responded to a noise complaint at an off-campus residence near Texas Tech University. Among the party-goers celebrating the...
With Democrat Chad Taylor’s name removed from the Kansas ballot, Independent Greg Orman has a clean shot at incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts. Illustration by NewsHour Today in the Morning Line: Kansas Democrat allowed to be removed from ballot...
WASHINGTON — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of “Mad Men” and Connie Britton of “Nashville” to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are...
Benefits increases have a positive — if temporary — effect on consumer spending. Photo by Flickr user Alan Cleaver. Editor’s Note: For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic...