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TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas court ruled Wednesday that Democrats can go without a U.S. Senate candidate on the ballot after their nominee dropped out of the race against three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, a blow to the GOP in the national...
Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Editor’s note: About once a month, the NewsHour’s editorial staff huddles in our conference room to brainstorm ideas for “theme weeks” where we explore a single topic from...
Video by Nero Chan via Facebook/Storyful WASHINGTON — The top U.S. and Chinese diplomats publicly aired differences Wednesday over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system. Secretary of State John...
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel conducts a press briefing at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels Belgium June 4, 2014. Official DoD Photograph by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler USMCWASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday directed military...
Kevin Spacey talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about preparing to play Frank Underwood on “House of Cards” and the reality of his depiction. On Sept. 29, two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey sang at the Shakespeare...
A Yemeni boy walks past a mural reading ” Why did you kill my family” on Dec. 13, 2013, in the capital Sanaa. A new report says that a drone strike on a wedding in southern Yemen a day earlier may have killed up to a dozen civilians....