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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800...
The “Chandos” portrait of William Shakespeare. Today’s the day of poet Shakespeare’s birth Four hundred fifty years would be his age. With celebrations all around the Earth It is a fact that “all the world’s a stage” In honor of...
This helix-shaped bacteria called Helicobacter pylori is disappearing from our modern stomachs. Once thought of as a “bad bug”, doctors are learning that this bacteria influences our immune system, our weight, and even our height. Photo...
Bryan Cranston portrays President Lyndon B. Johnson during his first year in office in “All the Way” on Broadway. Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva On Thursday, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor Bryan Cranston...
A banner outside the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City pays tribute to writer Gabriel García Márquez, who died Apr. 17. Photo by Razi Marysol Machay/Flickr When author Gabriel García Márquez died Apr. 17, he left behind a literary legacy that...
South Koreans pay tribute at a group memorial altar for victims of sunken passengers ship at the Ansan Olympic Memorial Hall on April 23, 2014 in Ansan, South Korea. At the altar, Friends and relatives are able to pay tribute to those who have...