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Happy holidays from the PBS NewsHour. To kick off our Twelve days of NewsHour, we happily present the first longplay 4K video of a crackling fireplace on Youtube. Enjoy the soothing sights and sounds anywhere: on your tablet, mobile device, or...
Senator elect Bill Cassidy celebrates with supporters after defeating Senator Mary Landrieu on Saturday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It marks the first time in U.S. history that two women incumbents have lost. (Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina is the...
A woman holds a banner during a march throughout downtown in Washington, United States on December 7, 2014 to protest the killings of unarmed black men by police officers. Photo by Michael Hernandez/Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The Obama...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We’re learning more about that failed hostage rescue attempt in Southern Yemen. U.S. special forces tried to free photojournalist Luke Somers from Al Qaeda militants yesterday, but the...
People attend a vigil held on Dec. 7, 2014 for Alexander Mora Venancio, one of the country’s 43 missing college students, whose remains were recently identified. Credit: Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Investigators are calling the recent cyber-attacks on Sony Pictures unprecedented, well-planned and possibly the most destructive corporate security breach reported on U.S. soil. Sony happens to be...