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Lawmakers on Tuesday agreed on a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep most of the federal government open through the end of the fiscal year. Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Time running short, Republicans and...
Lines of 2012 Volkswagen Passats sit in the Assembly Building at the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photo by Mark Elias/Bloomberg On Monday, Volkswagen certified the Union of Automobile Workers (UAW) as the sole...
A lookout post at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Senate investigators released a 500-page report Tuesday detailing CIA practices, accusing the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners beyond legal limits and deceiving the...
Photo by Flickr user Kate Hiscock. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense edition of Ask The...
Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge shows the NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill her extensive collection of guitars and tells the story behind a few special instruments. It’s been a big year for Melissa Etheridge, personally and professionally...
A guard in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Larisa Epatko Two military psychologists were contracted by the U.S. government for $180 million to develop the enhanced interrogation tactics within the CIA’s Enhanced Interrogation...