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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and...
PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff addressed questions from journalism students Tuesday in the first in a series of Facebook chats featuring NewsHour journalists. Questions ranged from her...
House Democrats begin their annual issues retreat today in Philadelphia. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and gang will have to come up with a strategy for taking back the chamber from Republicans. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Today in the Morning...
Photo by Adrian Pingstone, May 2006 Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation officially called the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to the victims’ relatives....
Wednesday marks National Kazoo Day, a celebration of the buzzing musical instrument. In celebration of the humming instrument, some of the NewsHour staff gathered together to perform a familiar tune. The post Happy National Kazoo Day from PBS...
Pancakes and maple syrup: a classic. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user jeffreyw) Between Grade A and B syrup, Grade B is the darker and bolder of the two. But to cut down on confusion in the grocery aisle, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will revise...