University at Buffalo faculty member Philip Kiernan heard a rumor back in 2010 and went on a hunt for a collection of rare, ancient and priceless Greek and Roman coins. Not in Greece and not in Italy. The hunt was on his very own campus in New York.
WASHINGTON — The government is taking the nation’s biggest satellite TV provider to court, accusing DirecTV of misleading millions of consumers about the cost of its programming.
WASHINGTON — The State Department’s internal watchdog has found that many department employees are not preserving emails for the public record as required by the government.
We continue the conversation on the Justice Department’s report on the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. Join us for a Twitter chat Wednesday with a member of the Ferguson Commission from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT. Follow along using #NewsHourChats. Continue reading
America’s top military officer says that while Iran’s support in the fight against Islamic State militants is helpful, the U.S. remains concerned about what happens “after the drums stop beating” and IS is defeated.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the University of Oklahoma expelled two students for leading a racist chant at a fraternity event. The president of the school has said others may face discipline as well. Also, President Obama laid out a series of changes to the student loan system, calling for better treatment of Americans burdened with student debt and more transparency from lenders. Continue reading
Marvin Gaye’s kids thought Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” copied their dad’s 1977 disco classic “Got to Give It Up,” and today a jury agreed with them, to the tune of $7.3 million. Continue reading
Hillary Clinton is opening up about her email practices as secretary of state, after days of silence and intensifying calls from Democrats as well as Republicans to address the matter. PBS NewsHour will live stream her press conference, scheduled for 3 p.m. EDT. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Mysterious, middle-of-the-night drone flights by the U.S. Secret Service during the next several weeks over parts of Washington — usually off-limits as a strict no-fly zone — are part of secret government testing intended to find ways to interfere with rogue drones or knock them out of the sky, The Associated Press has learned. Continue reading