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Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: After coming under fire over the handling of American hostage cases abroad, President Obama today announced a change in policy. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: We’re not going to abandon you. We will stand by you. JUDY...
Watch VideoGWEN IFILL: During his unexpected statement in court today, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the first time publicly acknowledged his role in the marathon bombings, and said he had since learned the names and faces of his victims. He also asked for...
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A federal judge has formally sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 attacks that killed three bystanders near the finish line of the annual race. Tsarnaev, 21, and his older brother, Tamerlan, also killed a...
Are you recently married and now covered by your spouse’s health insurance? Phil Moeller explains your Medicare options. Photo by Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to...
A shopper looks through the produce section in a newly opened Walmart Neighborhood Market in Chicago, in 2011. An estimated 40 percent of food goes wasted in the U.S. every year. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters Each year, roughly 40 percent of the food...