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A sea lion swims in oil-contaminated water near Refugio State Beach on the Californian coast in Goleta on May 21. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Reuters For most of the week, hundreds of clean-up workers have collected globs of black goo and scrubbed...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioLYNN SHERR: Science and SciFi have always attracted Freya Wilhelm, whose favorite TV show as a child was this animated series set in the fantastic future. LYNN SHERR: But Freya’s life went off track her freshman year...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at some of the wonders of the country’s first wilderness preserve. Special correspondent Sandra Hughes reports from the Western Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. SANDRA HUGHES: In...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Now to the case of former NFL running back Ray Rice. The former Baltimore Ravens player was charged with aggravated assault after he knocked his then fiancee unconscious. The league suspended him...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The fight over the president’s push for speedy action on an international trade bill moved a critical step forward today, but the Senate spent much of its day today still locked in disagreement...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to our continuing coverage of the drought in California. Farmers are preparing for state-ordered cuts in water use to take effect this week. They are expected to affect agriculture and people...