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The false-color view of the monthly-averaged total ozone over the Antarctic pole. The blue and purple colors are where there is the least ozone, and the yellows and reds are where there is more ozone. Photo by NASA. After 35 years of facing...
Secretary of State John Kerry, seen in this May photo, says the U.S. is committed to help Iraq fight the Islamic State group militants. Photo by NewsHour BAGHDAD — The United States pledged Wednesday to stand by Iraq as its new leaders pleaded...
Daniel Johnson reads his poem “In the Absence of Sparrows” written during the 656-day captivity of his friend, journalist James Foley. Foley was murdered by the Islamic State militants on Aug 19. Read the full text of “In the...
Photo by Florian Beaudenon French photographer Florian Beaudenon is very tall. At over 6’4″, he has to look down to see much of the world around him. Once, while in the middle of a fashion shoot, the photographer was struck by his bird’s...
Among Americans ages 65 to 74, 4 percent in 2010 carried federal student loan debt, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Wednesday. Photo by digitalskillet/iStock 360 via Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Rosemary Anderson...
PBS NewsHour will live stream President Barack Obama’s address to the nation in the player above. The speech is scheduled for 9 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 10. Following the address, NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks will...