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During SNL’s 40th anniversary special, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake paid tribute to some of the more memorable sketches to come from the comedy show’s four-decade run. Do you have a go-to catch-phrase? Is it truly yours, or...
Will the use of computers for standardized testing affect students’ ability to perform? Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour STOCKPORT, Ohio — Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about...
A ticker reads above 18,000 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 23, 2014. U.S. stocks advanced as the Dow climbed above the 18,000 mark for the first time in history. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Editor’s Note: For better or worse,...
Michael McDonnell and his wife adorned their refrigerator with magnets from various cities around the world and an extraterrestrial reminder of Michaels dream to join a one-way mission to Mars. Photo by Eric Krupke/NewsHourMichael McDonnell has...
Congressional Democrats are asking the Obama administration to offer a special sign-up period so uninsured can avoid facing Affordable Care Act penalties. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The official sign-up season for President...
Listen to Jericho Brown read “Labor” from his new collection, “The New Testament.” Labor I spent what light Saturday sent sweating And learned to cuss cutting grass for women Kind enough to say they couldn’t tell the damned Difference between...