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This November 30, 2009 photo shows the witness room facing the execution chamber of the ‘death house’ at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. Photo by Caroline Groussain AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Executions and...
Lazaro Iglesias, L, who is against the Cuban policy change debates with Peter Bell who supports the new policy laid out by President Barack Obama as people gathered outside a Little Havana restaurant in Miami. The president announced he wants to...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRifts exposed on both sides as Congress readies for GOP majority — Part 1 What’s the outlook for compromise in the next Congress? — Part 2 On eve of shutdown deadline, Congress has a trillion-dollar...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSOakland tried to address how deeply rooted biases affect law enforcement How police can cool down confrontations before they turn deadly Protesters persist in national demonstrations over race and...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSAre the costs of security at ‘any price’ too high? What threat do ‘lone wolf’ terrorist pose to America’s national security? How the Postal Service is helping law enforcement monitor snail mail JUDY...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSObama’s plan to open relations with Cuba in 13 steps Capitalism in Cuba? It’s closer than the U.S. may think Behind USAID’s failed attempt to infiltrate Cuban hip-hop JUDY WOODRUFF: Well, today’s...