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What? You mean, you didn’t realize that putting money on your March Madness bracket was technically a crime? Because of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA), betting on any almost any sporting event outside of Las...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Lucy Coffey died earlier this week at the age of 108. She had been the oldest living female veteran. The Indiana native was 37-years-old this when in 1943 she enlisted in the Women’s Auxiliary...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he takes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “at his word” for saying there’d never be an independent Palestinian state as long as he’s in office. Netanyahu has softened...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: It was a topsy-turvy week in the markets, with huge swings in the currency markets and, by week’s end, another sharp rise in stock prices. The Dow and S&P 500...
U.S. soldiers train health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia’s police academy in the capital Monrovia, November 7, 2014. On Friday, health officials in Liberia announced the country’s first new case of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Right now, millions of basketball fans in America are breaking the law… by betting on the NCAA’s March Madness tournament.  And it’s not just college hoops, it’s bets placed on any sport: the NFL,...