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Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg garnered a lot of media attention this week for her scathing dissent on the Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling, and it has not...
Tonight on NewsHour, Brianna Scurry, former goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national soccer team praised the record-breaking performance of American goalkeeper Tim Howard in yesterday’s game against Belgium. “I’m sure every minute seemed like...
Walter Dean Myers spoke with PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown in July 2012 about that role, and his goal to get more children reading. Young adult and children’s author Walter Dean Myers has died at age 76. Myers wrote over 100 books that...
There’s been so much excitement surrounding the World Cup — and it has been an amazing tournament so far — that one almost feels like “Debbie Downer” to talk about some of the problems facing the sport of soccer. But at...
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance programs. The programs provoked worldwide controversy when they were revealed...
A man shoots his foe in the head over and over again, leaving him to bleed out on the street. The man has no remorse. He even brags about it. Only this man isn’t real. He’s a character in a rap song written by Vonte Skinner, who was sentenced to 30...