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Only about a dozen copies of the original 1814 sheet music imprint of Francis Scott Key’s “The Star-Spangled Banner” have survived. The original edition can be easily identified by the misprint “A Pariotic Song” in its...
The search is on for a missing F/A-18C Hornet pilot after two of the jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean Friday. Photo by LCpl John McGarity, USMC LEMOORE, Calif. — Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one...
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn from his re-election bid as he treats a tumor in his abdomen. Photo by Flickr User West Annex News Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will no longer seek re-election in October’s mayoral race, a city clerk announced today....
Photo by Flickr user othermore (other). For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e page has striven to do the same,...
A new story published by Nieman Reports says that the journalism industry lacks enough women and racial minorities in leadership positions. Photo by Flickr user Andy Piper The journalism industry is severely lacking in leadership by women and racial...
President Obama spoke during a primetime address to the nation from the Cross Hall of the White House on Wednesday. Obama announced a broad military campaign to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State militants. Photo by SAUL LOEB...