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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn from his re-election bid as he treats a tumor in his abdomen. Photo by Flickr User West Annex News Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will no longer seek re-election in October’s mayoral race, a city clerk announced today....
Photo by Flickr user othermore (other). For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e page has striven to do the same,...
A new story published by Nieman Reports says that the journalism industry lacks enough women and racial minorities in leadership positions. Photo by Flickr user Andy Piper The journalism industry is severely lacking in leadership by women and racial...
President Obama spoke during a primetime address to the nation from the Cross Hall of the White House on Wednesday. Obama announced a broad military campaign to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State militants. Photo by SAUL LOEB...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, R, meets Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, L, during Kerry’s official visit at Cankaya Palace in the capital Ankara, Turkey on September 12, 2014. Photo by Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty...
A Liberian health worker disinfects a corpse after the man died in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on Aug. 15 in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by John Moore/Getty ImagesAn overtaxed international response to the Ebola outbreak will receive...