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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Every year, thousands of children in this country are expelled from school before they reach kindergarten. In fact, studies show that preschool children are expelled at significantly rates than those...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSExamining U.S. interests in calming tensions between China and Japan Obama kicks off four-nation Asia tour with visit to Japan Territorial dispute with China boils over in Vietnam GWEN IFILL: Now to my...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow studying fruit flies and zebrafish might unlock secrets of the human brain What a glowing green worm can teach us about our immune systems Researchers Aim to Unlock Genetic Data Goldmine for Vital...
Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans’ health care program...
Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. Photo by Fred Neeleman/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines...
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. The plan...