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This Week in History: May 15-21
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
Today in History
Today is Tuesday, May 17, the 138th day of 2016. There are 228 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 17, 1954, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which held that racially segregated public schools were inherently
Kevin Spacey: King of the Oval Office?
Spacey appears on Popcorn with Peter Travers to talk about his newest role as President Richard Nixon in the new film "Elvis & Nixon."
The Real 'Spotlight': Meet Team That Inspired the Oscar-Winning Film
Note: This interview was conducted with past and present members of the Boston Globe Spotlight team, who were featured in "Spotlight," which won Best Picture on Oscar Sunday. However, it took place before the awards show. Mike Rezendes, Walter Robinson and Sacha Pfeiffer are all still at The Globe
Freed Washington Post Reporter Gives Emotional Thanks to Colleagues, John Kerry
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , who spent more than 500 days in detention in Iran, spoke today at the official opening of the newspaper’s new headquarters, thanking his colleagues and Secretary of State John Kerry for working hard to secure his freedom. "I am happy to be home with you," he
Former US Senator, Actor Fred Thompson Dead at 73
Former U.S. Senator and actor Fred Thompson has died at the age of 73, after a recurrence of lymphoma, according to a statement from his family . Thompson, who served eight years as a U.S. Senator for Tennessee, was also a GOP presidential candidate, an attorney during President Nixon's Watergate
What Powers Presidents Have to Set Prisoners Free
"The president shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States." It’s one phrase -- just 16 of the 4,543 words that make up the U.S. Constitution . But for tens of thousands of Americans who have found themselves incarcerated in federal prisons over the
House Benghazi Probe Longer than Watergate
The House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks is now longer than the congressional investigation into the Watergate scandal, committee Democrats said earlier this week. As of Monday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi has been active for 72 weeks -- surpassing the Watergate Committee's
More of Hillary Clinton's Email Released Today
About 6,300 new pages of email released from her private server as this investigation is lasting longer than Watergate.