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According to the National Endowment for the Arts, museum-attendance rates among young people are on the decline. Amid these reports, a group called Museum Hack aims to recruit a new wave of millennial visitors with interactive, gossip-filled tours...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry  is shown here in Dallas, on July 9. A grand jury has indicted Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power. Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas — A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The violence in Ferguson, Missouri abated overnight, and, today, the focus returned to Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by police seven days ago. The Ferguson police chief made the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Over the past week in Ferguson, there have been very different police and community reactions. One issue it has highlighted is the problems raised when police forces don’t reflect the racial...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: This week saw dramatic developments at home and abroad, with tensions rising in Missouri, in Iraq, and among politicians. RELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Iraq reluctance, Nixon’s legacy Shields...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It was a century ago today when the Panama Canal first opened, the completion of an enormous engineering feat that helped grow American commerce and transform global trade. RELATED LINKSGallery: 100...