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Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSComedian John Oliver makes fun of serious news Stand-Up Comedian Baratunde Thurston on ‘How To Be Black’ Comedy legend Sid Caesar dies at 91 JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: an increasingly successful comedian who...
Veterans coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan are enrolling at for-profit colleges and some of those companies operating on campus “appear to be taking advantage of a loophole.” That loophole lets the companies count GI Bill benefits as non-...
An artist’s concept of the early Earth, battered by asteroids. Frequent impacts exposed liquid magma on parts of the planet, while leaving water on the surface intact. Courtesy: Simone Marchi A 500-million-year long storm of asteroids pummeled...
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri, July 30, 2014. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty ImagesOn Wednesday, President Obama spoke in Kansas City and called on Republican lawmakers to get...
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives approved a plan to file a federal lawsuit against President Obama. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit...
File photo of First Lady Michelle Obama from May 2014. Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women...