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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: A new report today documents how al-Qaida is bringing in money to finance its operations. An investigation by The New York Times reveals that European and Gulf state governments have routinely paid...
Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSComedian John Oliver makes fun of serious news Stand-Up Comedian Baratunde Thurston on ‘How To Be Black’ Comedy legend Sid Caesar dies at 91 JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: an increasingly successful comedian who...
Veterans coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan are enrolling at for-profit colleges and some of those companies operating on campus “appear to be taking advantage of a loophole.” That loophole lets the companies count GI Bill benefits as non-...
An artist’s concept of the early Earth, battered by asteroids. Frequent impacts exposed liquid magma on parts of the planet, while leaving water on the surface intact. Courtesy: Simone Marchi A 500-million-year long storm of asteroids pummeled...
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri, July 30, 2014. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty ImagesOn Wednesday, President Obama spoke in Kansas City and called on Republican lawmakers to get...
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives approved a plan to file a federal lawsuit against President Obama. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit...