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Kevin Spacey talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about preparing to play Frank Underwood on “House of Cards” and the reality of his depiction. On Sept. 29, two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey sang at the Shakespeare...
A Yemeni boy walks past a mural reading ” Why did you kill my family” on Dec. 13, 2013, in the capital Sanaa. A new report says that a drone strike on a wedding in southern Yemen a day earlier may have killed up to a dozen civilians....
It is only the female honeybees, or the worker bees, that sting. Photo by Flickr user Andreas We return to our Just Ask feature, where experts tackle your questions on science and technology. Why do honeybees die when they sting? When a honeybee...
Poet Edward Hirsch with his son, Gabriel, when he was younger. Gabriel Hirsch died in 2011 at age 22 and is the subject of his father’s new work, “Gabriel: A Poem.” Photo by Frank Carlson/PBS NewsHour. In 2011, Gabriel Hirsch, the...
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of HealthCare.gov. Screengrab from HealthCare.govOn the anniversary of the HealthCare.gov launch, it’s worth looking back at how the law has fared with the public. Overall, it has remained unpopular...
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid White House security breach. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. EDT: WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of...