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TIME left readers puzzled, and many outraged, yesterday with the inclusion of the word “feminist” in a poll titled “Which Word Should Be Banned in 2015?” TIME included “feminist” in a poll asking “Which Word...
A section on the Upper Big Branch Mine on April 6, 2010 in Montcoal, West Virginia. Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was indicted Wednesday for safety violations leading up to the April 5 explosion in the mine that killed 29 workers. Photo...
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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left open the possibility Thursday that House Republicans might risk a lapse in government funding next month — otherwise known as a shutdown — in order to stop President Barack Obama from using his...
Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt are making a teen zombie movie and raising funds for the project on Kickstarter. They tell the NewsHour’s Mike Melia that after they become famous they won’t forget the people that matter. Watch our full...
“Sesame Street” celebrated its 45th birthday Monday. Since its launch in 1969, the long-running children’s television show has aired more than 4,000 episodes, allowing millions of children to “travel” to the famous...