President Barack Obama is expected to pay tribute to Vice President Joe Biden at the White House. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event at 3 p.m. ET.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama is awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and others during a ceremony Tuesday at the White House.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Joseph Medicine Crow, a Native American historian and the last war chief of the Crow Tribe in Montana, died Sunday in a hospice, the Billings Gazette reported. He was 102.
By Erik Andersen
The list also includes Native American activist Suzan Harjo, actress Marlo Thomas, economist Robert Solow, golfer Charles Sifford, former Rep. Abner Mikva of Illinois and physicist Mildred Dresselhaus.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Honoring Sally Ride's Legacy as Scientist, Trailblazer, Educational Role Model…
John Hope Franklin, a descendent of slaves and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work in civil rights, talks about his new autobiography.
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