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WASHINGTON — Heading to Europe, Defense Secretary Ash Carter is carrying a strong message of U.S. military support for American allies and Baltic nations to help calm growing concerns about Russian aggression. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter...
Data source: World Policy Analysis Center, 2014 | Graphic by Andrew Mach and Lisa Overton/NewsHour Weekend Earlier this month, Virgin Management, helmed by legendary entrepreneur Richard Branson, announced that it would extend a full year’s...
WASHINGTON — Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. If the court steps in, the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARTIN FLETCHER: Israel’s home to more than 8 million people, and while it’s known as a Jewish state, one in five is Arab: Muslims and Christians. The largest minority group in the country, Arab Israelis have few...
Participants gathered for the “March for Black Lives” on June 20, 2015, near Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., where nine people were killed on Wednesday. Credit: Carlo Allegri/Reuters Hundreds gathered in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Finally tonight, saving the African elephant by destroying elephant ivory. Yesterday, more than one ton of illegal elephant ivory was put on display in the center of Times Square by the U.S. Fish...