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Gwen Ifill first debuted as the host of Washington Week on Oct. 1, 1999 One of the best features of my career is that I have gotten to meet and work with some of the most stellar people in the business. From Tim Russert and Jim Lehrer to Bryant...
A display of 7-round .45 caliber handguns are seen at Coliseum Gun Traders Ltd. in Uniondale, New York. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/ReutersOLYMPIA, Wash. — Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on...
A soldier goes through the decontamination process with U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, who are earmarked for the fight against Ebola, take part in training before their deployment to West Africa. Photo by Harrison McClary/...
Photo by Rick Wilking/ReutersAhead of the holiday shopping season, online retail giant Amazon.com is planning to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The storefront will offer something that...
A state police officer stands Thursday near a mass grave discovered outside of Iguala, Mexico. The Mexican government is facing international pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students after being attacked by police linked to a drug gang....
Polls show interest in the midterm election is the lowest in more than a decade. Image by Paul Bradbury and Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Just a third of people have given “some” thought to this midterm And they’re not paying much...