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Sunday night, protesters marched peacefully through several neighborhoods across St. Louis, as the national guard and police stood on standby. The demonstrators were anticipating a decision from the grand jury in the shooting of teenager Michael...
The Federal Reserve is still engaging in what economist Terry Burnham calls “stealth quantitative easing.” Photo by Flickr user Paul Nicholson. Editor’s Note: By all accounts, the Federal Reserve ended its bond buying program,...
Watch the award presentations live at 2:15 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential...
Back in 2001, technical writer Annik Stahl read her favorite poem, “Lamentations” by Louise Glück, for the NewsHour in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. You can find the full text of the poem below. Thanksgiving might not be the first...
With growing health care demand, will the U.S. have enough doctors in the future? A doctor checks a patient during an examination at the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles, California, in Sept., 2013. Photo by Patrick T....
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hold a news conference at the Pentagon Oct. 30, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack...