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American photojournalist Luke Somers, who was killed by his Al Qaeda captors during a failed U.S.-led rescue attempt, was remembered on Saturday by colleagues who knew him in Yemen, including NewsHour Desk Assistant Tik Root. “It really hit...
A picture taken on April 20, 2014 shows five-day-old Rothschild giraffe Jabulani at the Zoo-Aquarium in Madrid. (Credit: Dani Pozo/AFP/Getty Images) The population of African giraffes has decreased by 40 percent over the last 15 years, new research...
Fishermen carry their outrigger to higher ground in Legazpi City, south of Manila on Dec. 5, 2014, ahead of the landfall of Typhoon Hagupit. Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation...
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When someone dies, he or she inevitably leaves behind a digital footprint composed of social media profiles, e-mail accounts, photos and other documents that may otherwise hang in an online limbo. As our digital lives become more complicated, one...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This video is an update to a story that originally aired on July 12, 2014. HARI SREENIVASAN: Do you have an email account? How about a Facebook page? Bank online? Shop online? Pay your gas, light...