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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: More than 21 million viewers tuned into last night’s NCAA men’s championship basketball game, a heady moment for the University of Connecticut fans, but also coming at a point when schools...
The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a law providing free family planning services to the nation’s poor is constitutional, sparking outcry among some Catholic leaders. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. In a landmark decision Tuesday,...
As the deadline to file taxes fast approaches, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing Tuesday about taxpayers, and how to protect them from incompetent tax preparers. More than 40 million taxpayers use tax preparers who do not have to meet any...
Is the A-10 Thunderbolt a Cold War relic, or a battlefield workhorse? U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. DavisThe Defense Department decision to retire an Air Force plane built specifically to support ground forces has ignited a firestorm...
The term “Equal Pay Day” was used Tuesday at the White House and on Capitol Hill to highlight the pay gap between men and women. The Census finds that, as median income goes, women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. And the point of...
The little padlock that that sits next to the web address of the site you just logged into — the one that’s meant to protect your privacy, your passwords, your online files — isn’t as secure as you thought. The New York Times...