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WASHINGTON — The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama shake hands in the White House’s Oval Office on Feb. 22, 2013. As part of his four-nation Asia tour, Obama will attempt to convince Abe and other Japanese leaders Thursday that he...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Officials in South Korea now say search teams have recovered at least 156 bodies from a sunken ferry. Nearly 150 others remained unaccounted for as the search operation ended its eighth day. Divers are...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And we take a closer look at this continuing crisis with Nancy Lindborg. She’s the assistant administrator for humanitarian assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development. She was...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: A massacre in the world’s newest nation has prompted condemnation from the White House. This comes as efforts to resolve the political strife in South Sudan and ease a looming humanitarian crisis...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: President Obama’s trip to reassure allies in Asia kicked off with handshakes, smiles, sushi, and angry words from China and North Korea. RELATED LINKSAn anxious Japan awaits Obama visit News wrap:...