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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...
WASHINGTON — A sheriffs’ organization is broadening its concerns about the popular Waze (pronounced “ways”) mobile traffic app. Now it says a feature that lets drivers warn others about nearby police cruisers not only presents a...
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...
Brothers David Koch, left, and Charles Koch are two of the richest men in American and two of the biggest players in U.S. politics. Officials for the Koch Brothers’ political organization announced Monday that the group has budgeted a whopping...
Janet Yellen has her priorities straight, says Paul Krugman. Photo by IMF Staff Photograph/Stephen Jaffe via Flickr user International Monetary Fund. The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remain “patient” on...