The weekly workshop is held by Words After War, a literary nonprofit that brings together veterans and civilians for writing instruction in an effort to bridge the gap between the two increasingly separate groups.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Tuesday is Veterans Day -- a day to honor those who have served. But since the draft ended in 1973, the number of Americans who serve in the armed forces has decreased dramatically, leading to what some fear is a…
By Rialda Zukic
Kraft Foods Group Inc. said on Friday it is recalling nearly 8,000 cases of Kraft American Singles after a supplier "did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft's temperature standards."…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
By Connie Kargbo
Although illegal scrapping typically makes the headlines, there are also legal ways to scrap for a living. NewsHour wondered: How much metal would a scrapper need to collect to make the minimum wage?…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
The United States and Germany are vowing to work closely together on global matters despite strains in their relationship linked to recent espionage accusations.
By Vic Pasquantonio
According to Pew Research Center, in 2008, less than 10 percent of births were to teen mothers, while 14 percent of births were to women 35 and older. That same year, about 8,000 babies were born to women 45 or…
By PBS NewsHour
Did the federal government do enough to protect small businesses after the banks they relied on collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis? Correspondent Rick Karr investigates what the FDIC did with the assets it took over.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land…
By Frank Bi
For math geeks, March 14 is a delicious holiday that celebrates one famous number -- pi or approximately 3.14. The mathematical constant, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, can be used to find the area…
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