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WASHINGTON — The government is taking a step to let friends or loved ones treat someone they suspect has overdosed on heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids, while they’re waiting on medical care. The Food and Drug Administration on...
Cooperation remains critical to astronauts’ efforts on the International Space Station. But down on Earth, NASA announced Wednesday they will halt most of their engagements with Russia, because of worldly disputes over Ukrainian soil and...
Why does money have value? It’s about what distinguishes the U.S. dollar from Bitcoin, says money manager Jon Shayne. Photo by Flickr user Ceoln. Editor’s Note: With tax season well upon us, money manager Jon Shayne presents a timely way for...
Joan Stallard (left) of Washington, D.C. discusses the Supreme Court’s decision on campaign finance reform Wednesday as Scott Dorn (right) of Washington, D.C. looks on. Photo by Rod Lamkey/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: The fallout...
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the set of the PBS NewsHour. Photo by Joshua BarajasWomen get fewer bylines in print and online and less time on air than men by a considerable margin, a new study by the Women’s Media Center finds. The report, The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The Supreme Court today struck down a key provision of the federal campaign finance law. Wealthy donors can now contribute to an unlimited number of candidates and political committees. The vote was 5-...