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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he takes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “at his word” for saying there’d never be an independent Palestinian state as long as he’s in office. Netanyahu has softened...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Right now, millions of basketball fans in America are breaking the law… by betting on the NCAA’s March Madness tournament.  And it’s not just college hoops, it’s bets placed on any sport: the NFL,...
Cameron Ridley #55 of the Texas Longhorns battles for a rebound against Kameron Woods #31 of the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh,...
An Assyrian woman attends a mass in solidarity with Assyrians abducted by Islamic State fighters in Syria, March 1, 2015. Islamic State militants have taken hundreds of Assyrian prisoners in Iraq and Syria. Photo by Omar Sanadiki/Reuters On NewsHour...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) expresses his condolences over the death the of the mother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani before a negotiation session with Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) over Iran’s nuclear program...
The Great Seal of the United States is pictured on a wall in courtroom of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 2014. On Friday, a federal judge ruled that the government must release photographs showing the abuse...