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Watch the PBS NewsHour’s full interview with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Nigerians stood in long lines to vote for their next president over the weekend, and on Monday were still awaiting...
Sen. Marco Rubio, a first-term Republican from Florida, is expected to announce his candidacy for U.S. president on April 13. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen....
The University of Michigan’s new head football coach Jim Harbaugh reportedly will make $7 million this year. That’ second only to Alabama’s Nick Saban, who earns around $7.2 million a season. At a time when academic spending per...
A pair of recent studies found that as people grow, they are more likely to trust others on average. Photo by Steve Cole/E+ via Getty. Despite what conventional wisdom may suggest, new research has revealed that people tend to be more willing to...
Shortly after delivering a speech at the Washington Hilton Hotel, President Ronald Reagan was shot. Photo courtesy of National Archives. Thirty-four years ago today, John Hinckley tried to kill President Ronald Reagan. At the time, PBS NewsHour...
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he is considering relaxing some of the standards for military enlistment. Photo by Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Air Force ABINGTON, Pa. — Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America...