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Norman Lear, the man behind “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” talks about writing comedy and his favorite show right now in this online exclusive. Television writer and producer Norman Lear had so many hit sitcoms on...
The stock market declined sharply Wednesday afternoon, with all three major indexes now experiencing dips that put them into negative territory for the year. As of 2:45 p.m., the Standard & Poor’s 500 was down 2.3 percent, or 44 points,...
WASHINGTON — It may be less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East — remember Operation Desert Storm and its thunderous attacks on Saddam Hussein’s occupation army — but the Pentagon has finally named...
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Jenny Ochteriski (right) and Briar Harrison (left) are student advocates for the transgender community on Mount Holyoke’s campus. Photo by Mallory Noe-Payne/WGBH.This fall, Mount Holyoke College in Western Massachusetts became the second all-...
Students read at Miami’s Riverside Elementary, where dozens of undocumented students registered at the start of this school year. Photo by the NewsHour’s American Graduate Project Editor’s Note: As the number of undocumented children in...