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WASHINGTON — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of “Mad Men” and Connie Britton of “Nashville” to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are...
Benefits increases have a positive — if temporary — effect on consumer spending. Photo by Flickr user Alan Cleaver. Editor’s Note: For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the Islamic State group’s shocking plot in Australia. The Sunni militant group reportedly planned on beheading a citizen there, before authorities thwarted the mission. The raids...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: This was referendum day in Scotland, as citizens there decided whether to break away from the United Kingdom. Opinion polls suggested a slight advantage for those voting no to independence and to ending...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCan U.S. mobilize regional allies to fight Islamic State? Dozens of nations pledge to fight Islamic State ‘by any means necessary’ Is Obama right to rule out U.S. ground combat against Islamic State?...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: A short time ago, I spoke via Skype to Sydney-based journalist Stuart Cohen, who’s been covering the story and the ongoing politics investigation. Stuart Cohen, thank you for talking with us....