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The National Press Club on Friday announced that PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will be the 2015 recipient of the Fourth Estate Award. Ifill, who also serves as moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week,” will receive...
Last year, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has called for the creation of an independent military justice system for deal with sexual harassment and assault in the military. In a report released today, she says that the Pentagon has withheld the...
Ben Carson speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in February. The neurosurgeon said Sunday he will seek the GOP nomination for the White House. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters He is a pioneering brain surgeon and the holder of high...
An armed ranger talks on his radio in front of a white rhinoceros at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, east of the capital Harare. A new study found that roughly 60 percent of large herbivores are threatened with...
Blood Falls, the unique red-hued liquid emerging from below the surface of Antarctica’s dry valleys is connected to brines beneath, according to recently published findings. Credit: Jill Mikucki, 2014 An international team of researchers...
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference about the 2014 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military, May 1, 2015. Carter said that, despite showing progress on some fronts, “the report makes it crystal clear that we...