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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSReport on CIA interrogations draws criticism from around the world Is torture effective for gathering intelligence? Senate report graphically details brutal CIA interrogation tactics GWEN IFILL: The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The clock ticked down today on the life of the 113th Congress and on authorizing enough money to keep the federal government operating. The funds run out at midnight, and House Republican leaders...
AP Photo/Darryl Bush, File Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
Black congressional staffers hold their hands up during a walkout Thursday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The staffers staged a walkout to protest the recent Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images...
A sea of thick cloud covers the Grand Canyon. Image from the National Park Service. Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today,...
The Obama Administration supports a Republican-backed spending bill, despite Democrat protests. Despite objections on everything from weakening Wall Street regulations to loosening campaign-finance laws, the White House is pushing for passage of a...