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Student activists at Washington University in St. Louis take part in the nationwide “Hands up, walk out” protest, demanding justice for the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Rinku Sen argues that most young people need...
In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images Former Taliban captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the...
Shi’ite fighters known as Hashid Shaabi look at smoke from an explosives-laden military vehicle driven by an Islamic State suicide bomber which exploded during an attack on the southern edge of Tikrit March 12, 2015. The Iraqi government has...
The Supreme Court is pictured in Washington March 9, 2015. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter...
The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) building crest is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., on March 18, 2011. Photo by Rich Clement/Bloomberg WASHINGTON — The FBI should speed up the pace of its improvements to deal with the...
Video by Adam Grossberg, KQED The first time I met Lawrence Ferlinghetti was unforgettable: It was early on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and Elizabeth Farnsworth and I were working on a story about him for the PBS NewsHour. As surreal news...