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Final preparations were underway in downtown Los Angeles Sunday afternoon for the 87th Academy Awards just hours before the toast of the town was set to arrive. Although the height of the event will last only a few hours at LA’s Dolby Theatre...
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani takes part in a rally in Villepinte, near Paris June 27, 2014. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he’s disappointed in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Photo by Benoit Tessier/REUTERS....
A woman crosses a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb. 12. Funding cuts for the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program have meant that private nonprofits in North Carolina have been left to fill in...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks on “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership” at Georgetown University in Washington Dec. 3, 2014. Family foundation may pose a threat to her anticipated 2016 presidential...
A T-34 Soviet-made tank and Russian servicemen take part in a rehearsal for a military parade at the Red Square in Moscow on Nov. 1, 2014. Moscow says it will move ahead with a planned decade-long upgrade of the Russian military, despite facing an...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR ANCHOR: At a briefing this week, a U.S. official announced plans to take back Iraq’s second biggest city, Mosul, from ISIS fighters who captured it last June. What are the...