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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Now to the case of former NFL running back Ray Rice. The former Baltimore Ravens player was charged with aggravated assault after he knocked his then fiancee unconscious. The league suspended him...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to our continuing coverage of the drought in California. Farmers are preparing for state-ordered cuts in water use to take effect this week. They are expected to affect agriculture and people...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The fight over the president’s push for speedy action on an international trade bill moved a critical step forward today, but the Senate spent much of its day today still locked in disagreement...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: After a week in which the Islamic State group made dramatic gains in three countries, Iraq, Syria, and Libya, there were new doubts in Washington over whether they can be stopped. ISIS fighters...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Officials from the U.S. and Cuba resumed talks today in Washington. They’re trying to iron out the details of reestablishing diplomatic relations, which were broken off more than 50 years ago...
Video still by PBS NewsHourWASHINGTON — The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken. The Senate is expected to...