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WASHINGTON — The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday. B. Todd Jones’ resignation is effective March 31. After...
Curious stargazers in parts of Europe, Asia and Africa watched as the moon crept into position today, creating a rare total solar eclipse. Although, the Islands of Faroe and Svalbard were the only places to view the eclipse’s totality, a partial...
Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) Still Life: Bouquet and Compotier, 1924, oil on canvas, 29 1/4 × 36 1/2 in. Dallas Museum of Art, The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund, Inc., in honor of Dr. Bryan Williams, 2002.19.McD © 2014 Succession H....
This game-like app helps people with memory and hand-motorics issues learn the gestures needed to use touch-screen devices. When Kim Farlin gets home at night from her job as a maintenance supervisor, she fires up her computer and checks on her 86-...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Even before he was elected, President Obama promised his would be the most open and transparent administration ever. He can claim credit for some progress on that front, including opening up...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: And with me now is George Jahn, the Associated Press reporter who broke the story about the latest negotiations. George, this draft proposal that would bring down Iran’s centrifuges, its hardware...