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President Obama with Texas Gov. Rick Perry on May 9, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Perry will meet with Obama and faith and local leaders to discuss immigration in Dallas Wednesday. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: President...
WASHINGTON — By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn’t qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs...
Students cover science in their communities for the PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. From climate change and unreported concussions to controversial breeding programs and cafeteria nutrition science, these are their stories. What...
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A top official at the Veterans Affairs Department says he is sorry that VA employees have suffered retaliation after...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The political turmoil in Afghanistan deepened today. Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah declared he won last month’s runoff election. He claimed it was widespread fraud that gave former...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: President Obama is requesting $3.7 billion in emergency funds from Congress to deal with the influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border. About half the money would be used on care for the...