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File photo of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy from 2011. On Tuesday, Rajoy announced that the Spanish government was abandoning a controversial bill that would have outlawed nearly all abortion procedures in Spain. Photo by Flickr user Diego...
Watch an online exclusive from senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown’s interview with Darrell West, author of the new book, “Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust.” Darrell West, the vice president and director of Governance...
Their determination was palpable, and the room buzzed with the energy of a committed group wanting to do “big things.” That was the sense I got while recently listening to a group of EMS Corps students near Oakland, California, who were reading...
The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says. Video still from PBS NewsHour. WASHINGTON — The U.S. believes it...
Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the 2008 recession, David Bosworth takes a closer look at its moral origins. Photo by Flickr user Scott Cawley. Editor’s Note: Six years ago this month, the financial world was...
A White House official has announced that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will resign Thursday. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Almost immediately after the first reports of Attorney General Eric Holder’s impending resignation surfaced...