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President Barack Obama and oldest daughter Malia return to the White House on August 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama returned to work...
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last week, will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. EDT today to discuss preliminary forensic findings. Watch it live in the player...
Photo illustration by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Here in the United States, nearly 4,000 people a year die waiting for a kidney. And while it’s illegal almost everywhere in the world to traffic in organs, there is a thriving global market. ...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: And now to Viewers Like You, your response to some of our recent work.  We got a lot of email overnight about yesterday’s story profiling a company that tries to attract millennials to museums...
With the aid of U.S. airstrikes, on Sunday, Kurdish forces were able to regain partial control of the Mosul Dam which Islamic State extremists captured nearly two weeks ago. In early August, Islamic State forces moved into Kurdish territory in...