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Thomas Menino, seen on the day after election to his 5th term as mayor of Boston in 2009, died Thursday at the age of 71. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images BOSTON — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes...
He may not be happy that the Fed ended their bond-buying program Wednesday, but Paul Krugman is heartened by Janet Yellen’s concern for the unemployed. Photo by IMF Staff Photograph/Stephen Jaffe via Flickr user International Monetary Fund....
PBS NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from the Rev. Margaret Kelly’s ministry food truck, called Shobi’s Table, in this Religion & Ethics Newsweekly report. Nine out of 10 Americans say they believe in God and two out of...
Kentucky voters line up to attend a rally with former U.S. President Bill Clinton campaigning with U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes on Oct. 21 in Owensboro, Kentucky, in the state’s election bellwether Daviess County....
Corpsmen in cap and gown are ready to attend patients in an influenza ward at a U.S. Naval Hospital, Mare Island, California, 1918. The Spanish flu infected about 28 percent of all Americans and an estimated 675,000 died during the pandemic. Photo...
Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSuccess, Sorrow and Song: Gregg Allman’s Hard-Lived Life of Rock Carlos Santana on the conviction and charisma that inspired his rock career Violinist Joshua Bell turns train station into concert hall to encourage...