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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Good evening thanks for joining us. American jets today hit positions near a key dam in Northern Iraq that had been captured recently by Islamic extremists. This a day after the extremists, members...
NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took into office promising “a new era of accountability and transparency.” Yet after he won a second term last year and as he explores a run for president, his administration stands...
UPDATE: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri and is imposing a curfew between midnight and 5 a.m. to respond to continued unrest in the St. Louis suburb. Protests in Ferguson, Missouri escalated on Friday...
Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13 in Ferguson, Missouri. After a decade of sending military gear to civilian police departments across the nation, federal officials are rethinking the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHANNAH YI: It’s Friday and in a few hours Ethan Angelica and Jessye Herrell will host a small get-together. They’re going through their checklist to make sure everything’s ready. There will be games and music, too....
Tour guide Ethan Angelica explains a Duccio piece to his group as part of a “Museum Hack” tour. Credit: NewsHour Weekend According to the National Endowment for the Arts, the number of Americans who visit an art gallery or museum is in...