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On Sunday, a pilot who ran out of fuel 235 miles off the coast of Maui ditched his plane in the Pacific Ocean by activating its ballistic recovery system. That’s a fancy term for an emergency parachute … for the whole plane. The sequence of...
Pima County Public Library Nurse Daniel Lopez, left, talks with David Caldwell, right, at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Nov. 20, 2012. Lopez makes rounds at numerous County libraries checking blood pressure, providing health information and...
Watch VideoRELATED LINKSFrom nurses to social workers, see how public libraries are serving the homeless Should a federal health program pay to house L.A.’s homeless? Libraries find new purpose helping uninsured navigate health care JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFormer defense secretary gates critiques Obama, Congress in new war memoir By the numbers: Veterans in congress Dempsey leaves open possibility of US military advisors in Iraq joining combat JUDY...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWill Iran turmoil encourage stability in Saudi Arabia? Iran Nuclear deal extension could embolden agreement critics in Washington and Tehran Inside the nuclear deal negotiations with Iran JUDY WOODRUFF...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS Who are the Koch brothers? Think tenure protects you? With wealthy donors and less public funding, think again GWEN IFILL: Charles and David Koch may not be running for president, but they are...