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President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia walk off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland Sunday upon their return from their annual summer vacation at Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images...
INDIANAPOLIS — Two years. That’s how long it takes William Lankin’s fast-growing electrical contracting company to teach new hires with four-year university degrees the tricks of the trade. These college grads “have learned the book stuff,...
President Obama sees himself amid many crises as he returns to Washington from a two-week vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images WASHINGTON — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively...
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Thousands are expected to gather today for Michael Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT. The parents of Michael Brown,...
The Atlantic Ocean may be storing much of the atmospheric heat that global warming has produced in the last 15 years, new research says. In a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for years, the rate of rising global air temperatures has  slowed...