“One year later, we also stand in awe of the men and women who continue to inspire us — learning to stand, walk, dance and run again. With each new step our country is moved by the resilience of a community and a city.” - President Obama
Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will pay tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings today at 12 p.m. ET. Watch here.

One year later, we also stand in awe of the men and women who continue to inspire us — learning to stand, walk, dance and run again. With each new step our country is moved by the resilience of a community and a city.” - President Obama

Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will pay tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings today at 12 p.m. ET. Watch here.

"It was love for their comrades that defined their last moments."

President Obama spoke about the fallen victims of the Fort Hood shooting earlier Wedesday.

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Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master’s degree from Middlebury College.
She’s also homeless.

Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master’s degree from Middlebury College.

She’s also homeless.

One day after Turkey’s Twitter ban was overturned, the country put a block on YouTube.
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One day after Turkey’s Twitter ban was overturned, the country put a block on YouTube.

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Tonight on NewsHour, President Jimmy Carter sits down with Judy Woodruff. What a great excuse to dig out this old-school photo of Judy and Carter from 1976, right?

Tonight on NewsHour, President Jimmy Carter sits down with Judy Woodruff. What a great excuse to dig out this old-school photo of Judy and Carter from 1976, right?

The FBI estimates that more than $2.5 billion is illegally wagered annually on March Madness.

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Scientists have discovered the first concrete evidence of gravitational waves, a phenomenon first predicted by Einstein 100 years ago.
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Scientists have discovered the first concrete evidence of gravitational waves, a phenomenon first predicted by Einstein 100 years ago.

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Meet the Fofanas — a Baltimore family facing a constant threat of deportation.
Their story shines a light on the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and the challenges facing reform.
Learn more about the “almost American” family.

Meet the Fofanas — a Baltimore family facing a constant threat of deportation.

Their story shines a light on the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and the challenges facing reform.

Learn more about the “almost American” family.

36 out of 5000 doctors are left in Aleppo.

60% of hospitals in Syria have been damaged or destroyed.

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There’s always money in the banana merger

The 144-year-old U.S. fruit supplier Chiquita Brands International Inc. agreed Monday to merge with Irish tropical-fruit firm Fyffes, creating the world’s largest banana company.