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Watch VideoRELATED LINKSWhy more Americans are getting high and overdosing on heroin Vermont governon confronts deadly heroin crisis as public health problem Nurses help addicts inject heroin at controversial clinic battling H.I.V. JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Charlayne Hunter-Gault in her office at the MacNeil/Lehrer Report on Sept. 6, 1983. Hunter-Gault is the recipient of the Washington Press Club Foundation’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images Award-winning journalist...
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: A potential exchange of prisoners may be in the works between Jordan and the Islamic State group. Officials in Amman announced their willingness today to deviate from a longstanding policy against...
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Fighting flared on the tense Israel-Lebanon border today after Hezbollah rocket fire killed two Israeli soldiers, and the Israelis fired back. A U.N. peacekeeper from Spain was also killed. It was the...
A light and laser show dazzles fans before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals. Charles H. Townes, the inventor of the laser, died Tuesday at age 99. Photo by Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Charles H. Townes, a renowned physicist who...
A guard in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Larisa Epatko FORT MEADE, Md. — The commander of a top-secret Guantanamo prison housing unit testified Wednesday that two court orders barring female guards from jobs requiring physical...