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GWEN IFILL: While lawmakers moved to quell the Confederate Flag controversy, a debate continued about the roots of the Charleston attacks. Were they motivated by racial animus or individual alienation? In an unusually blunt contribution to the...
Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: Now the Confederate Flag and the presidential race. The killings in Charleston returned the rebel banner to the forefront in South Carolina and to the 2016 agenda. PROTESTERS: Take it down! Take it down! JUDY WOODRUFF:...
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds forcefully to intense questioning on the September 2012 attacks on U.S. diplomatic sites in Benghazi, Libya, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Jan. 23, 2013. Jason...
Recent Hunters Lane High School graduates Paul Kline, Dianna Thomas, Courtaijaha Brooks-James and Virginia Cruz will assume dramatically different debt burdens when they go to college in the fall. Photo by Lee Gray/The Hechinger Report This story...
File photo of Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. The justices voted 5-4 to...