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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The government of Afghanistan confirmed today that it has opened direct talks with the Taliban. It’s their first formal face-to-face encounter since a U.S. coalition ousted the Taliban from power...
Most health insurance plans began offering free birth control on Aug. 1, 2012, or Jan. 1, 2013. Photo by Getty Images Women are saving a lot of money as a result of a health law requirement that insurance cover most forms of prescription...
A relative of a Charleston shooting victim along with other gun control activists will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters WASHINGTON — A relative of one victim of the mass church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina,...
Tasmanian cave spider on the hand of biologist Peter Michalik of the University of Greifswald, Germany Photo by Christian Wirkner. Male spiders have a bad reputation in the bedroom. Their arachnid genitals have been described as “numb”...
Nick Corcodilos offers advice to a retired man, who after moving to a new town, finds himself in need of work. If you want a job, Corcodilos suggests, go where the employers are. Photo by Getty Images Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon...
Dylann Storm Roof appears by closed-circuit television at his bond hearing in Charleston, South Carolina June 19, 2015 in a still image from video. A 21-year-old white man has been formally indicted on nine counts of murder and three counts of...