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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR ANCHOR: This week could be a turning point in Iraq’s fight against ISIS militants. Shia militia members have joined Iraqi forces to take back Tikrit. If they succeed, it would be...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference in Sharm el-Sheikh March 14, 2015, after attending the Egypt Economic Development Conference the previous day. Kerry said on Saturday on the eve of fresh talks with Iran over its nuclear...
Friends and family of 19-year-old Tony Robinson visit the home where he was killed on March 10, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Hundreds of mourners in Madison, Wisc., were expected to attend a visitation and funeral...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR ANCHOR: And in Ferguson, Missouri, the manhunt continues for the suspects who shot and wounded two officers outside the police department on Wednesday. It’s just the latest...
In this stock image, chickens are seen in a chicken farm. Credit: Lester Lefkowitz via Getty The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it had detected a strain of highly contagious bird flu in a poultry flock in Leavenworth County,...
WASHINGTON — Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being uninsured. But as the enrollment...