Fifty years ago this weekend, four guys got on TV before a screaming audience and drew more U.S. viewers than any show ever had. Over the next six years, they made sublime music, girls faint and a ton of money. Below, Peter Brown, right hand to Beatles manager Brian Epstein, remembers how they did it all. Republished from March of last year.
The U.S. government began its first partial shutdown in 17 years, idling as many as 800,000 federal employees, closing national parks and halting some services after Congress failed to break a partisan deadlock by a midnight deadline.
President Barack Obama gets negative marks from registered U.S. voters for his handling of foreign policy, immigration and the economy, and a decline in support from women and independents kept down his overall performance rating in a poll released today.
A majority of U.S. registered voters consider Edward Snowden a whistle-blower, not a traitor, and a plurality says government anti-terrorism efforts have gone too far in restricting civil liberties, a poll released today shows.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads among prospective 2016 presidential candidates in a poll out today that shows the Democrat besting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and two other Republicans.