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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The federal government today lowered expectations for the number of people to sign up for coverage under the president’s health care law. The report came just ahead of the enrollment period that...
A former paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne, Derrick Brown won the 2013 Texas Award for his poetic play “Strange Light.” His newest collection of poetry is called “Our Poison Horse.” When poet Derrick Brown moved from the city of Austin to more rural...
“Sesame Street,” the long-running children’s television series that airs on PBS, celebrates its 45th birthday today. To look back at 45 seasons entertaining and educating children, the show’s Twitter feed shared 45 facts...
Leaders pose for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) “family photo” at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in the Chinese capital on Nov. 10. President Barack Obama is front and fifth from the right. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/...
WASHINGTON — Even as President Barack Obama prepares to take executive action on immigration, an incoming GOP Senate chairman said Monday he is working on a border security bill and will aim to move it once the new Republican-controlled...
“MyVA” is the VA’s largest reorganization plan. WASHINGTON — On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the...