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Photo illustration by Getty ImagesCouples spend $30,000 on average planning their big day–but new research shows the more you spend, the shorter your marriage will be. You’ve planned the bachelor and bachelorette parties, the rehearsal...
Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee addresses the audience at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention (RNC). The RNC will culminate on August 30th with the formal nomination...
Photo by Flickr user Chase Carter. A recent study from “Violence and Gender” found that nearly 32 percent of college male participants said they would “force a woman to [have] sexual intercourse.” When asked if they would “rape a woman,” that number...
While on assignment, PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan ran into a familiar face on his Delta flight. Former President Jimmy Carter flew first class, but not before shaking hands with passengers. As one person pointed out, Carter makes hand-...
Photo by Flickr user Lindsay Eyink WASHINGTON — Two thirds of Americans support labeling of genetically modified ingredients on food packages, even if they may not read them, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Fewer Americans say genetically...
Research shows babies learn best right before a nap. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that babies who took an extended nap after learning new behaviors are able to...