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Video still by PBS NewsHour WASHINGTON — There may be more to that “we the people” notion than you thought. These are boom times for the concept of “corporate personhood.” Corporations are people? Mitt Romney got mocked...
The American economy added 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008, when Lehman Brothers collapsed and the financial crisis began. Despite weak economic growth during the first quarter...
Sunni militants under the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took over more towns in Syria near the border with Iraq on Thursday, working to expand their claim on the area after declaring a new Muslim state, or caliphate. They gained ground in...
In an interview on his tour bus in June, country music legend Willie Nelson described to PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown how a nosebleed didn’t stop him from completing his first performance. Dressed in a white sailor suit, six-year-old...
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said Iraqi forces have strengthened around the capital city to counter ISIL. Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Iraqi security forces are capable of...
Wendy Larsen (L) speaks to candidates at a job fair on June 12 in Chicago, Illinois.Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Thursday’s jobs report McDaniel not backing down in Mississippi Georgia’s new gun law takes effect The...