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Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Hastert, from Illinois, greets delegates during the opening session of the 2004 Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York, August 30, 2004. Photo courtesy of...
Photo by Yuri Alexandre/Getty Images Science Magazine has officially retracted a study that argued a single conversation could change a person’s opinion on a divisive issues, namely gay marriage. The December 2014 study showed that people who...
Image by PBS NewsHourProducers of the most popular podcast in history announced two new seasons Wednesday, beginning this fall. “We are hard at work reporting not one, but two distinct new stories,” “Serial” producers said in...
Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash photographed during an interview backstage at the O2 Academy Brixton in October 2012. Photo by Will Ireland/Total Guitar Magazine via Getty Images http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/This-week-...
Editor’s Note: Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini stunned corporate America when in January he announced that Aetna would raise its minimum wage to $16 an hour. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down with Bertolini to talk about the decision and...
An employee of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries watches pill bottles on a conveyor belt at the company’s Jerusalem oral solid dosage plant (OSD) December 21, 2011. Israel-based Teva is the world’s leading generic drugmaker. Photo by Ronen...