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Nation Apr 14Lincoln’s assassination was planned at this D.C. karaoke spot
It was 150 years ago that John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre.
Nation Apr 02Parents of Clemson University student think fraternity hazing led to his death
Tucker Hipps' death was not initially investigated in connection to fraternity hazing. But in the six months since, questions have surfaced about the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.
Nation Mar 30Judy Woodruff remembers the day Reagan was shot
Thirty-four years ago today, John Hinckley tried to kill President Ronald Reagan.
World Mar 26Taco Bell portrays McDonald’s as communist society in new ad campaign
A new advertising campaign from Taco Bell reimagines McDonald’s empire as a dystopian society.
World Mar 25Is Facebook dictating our news consumption habits?
The New York Times reported this week that Facebook will start working with news organizations to publish content directly to the social network. Among those currently in talks are Buzzfeed, National Geographic and the New York Times.
Nation Mar 20Here’s the dirt on low-cost, less-water gardening in a drought
It's the first day of spring, and our thoughts have turned to gardening, despite the snow, rain and bitter cold we haven't quite escaped here in the mid-Atlantic.
Nation Mar 20Even scarier than California’s shrinking reservoirs is its shrinking groundwater supply
California's water shortage could potentially affect the entire nation.
Nation Mar 17Are you a home care worker? Tell PBS NewsHour about your experience
Are you a home care worker? Tell us about your experience.
World Mar 11What does ‘Life in Baghdad’ look like beyond war?
It’s difficult to imagine Baghdad today framed without images violence from its recent past. But a short film from PBS's Frontline, "Life in Baghdad," reveals a side of the city that so often is forgotten amid the past decade…
World Mar 06Salvation Army uses #TheDress in campaign against domestic violence
The dress seen ‘round the world last week has made a reappearance in a new Salvation Army campaign in South Africa.