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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The plunging price of oil fell toward new five-year lows today with no end in sight. It came as the Energy Department reported higher U.S. stockpiles and OPEC projected sharply lower demand. In New York,...
WASHINGTON — Top spies past and present campaigned Wednesday to discredit the Senate’s investigation into the CIA’s harrowing torture practices after 9/11, battling to define the historical record and deter potential legal action...
The holidays are a busy time of year. But don’t be the one who brings store-bought baked goods to your holiday party. (I’m looking at you, guy who brought “assorted chips and popcorn” to our office potluck. You know who you...
A map of school shootings from Dec. 2012 to Dec. 2014, courtesy of Everytown for Gun Safety. Schools in the United States have seen almost one school shooting a week since Dec. 15, 2012, when Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary in...
Watch an excerpt of Malala Yousafzai’s acceptance speech. Malala Yousafzai said she was “very proud” to represent her country Pakistan in winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and in being the youngest Nobel recipient at age 17. “Along with that, I’m...
Tools on board the Rosetta spacecraft analyzed water vapor streaming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. They didn’t find a match for Earth’s water. Image by DLR German Aerospace Center It’s a mystery that has baffled scientists for...