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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Today marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act into law, outlawing discrimination based on race, ethnicity and sex. RELATED LINKSHow the Civil Rights Act...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Uncertainty still reigns in Afghanistan over who will be the country’s next leader, weeks after a presidential runoff election. RELATED LINKSDespite violence and threats, Afghans show enthusiasm...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: the continuing musical saga of the great Willie Nelson. Jeff is back with our profile. WILLIE NELSON (singing): Tonight, my love is making music with my friends. And I can’t wait...
Following a campaign by gun-control groups, retailing giant Target changed its position on letting armed customers into its stores. In a statement today, interim CEO John Mulligan wrote that Target will now “…respectfully request that guests not...
Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg garnered a lot of media attention this week for her scathing dissent on the Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling, and it has not...
Tonight on NewsHour, Brianna Scurry, former goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national soccer team praised the record-breaking performance of American goalkeeper Tim Howard in yesterday’s game against Belgium. “I’m sure every minute seemed like...