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Photo by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Summer break over and elections ahead, Congress is beginning an abbreviated September session with must-do tasks of preventing a government shutdown and extending a freeze on taxing access to the Internet. Lawmakers...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about the situation in Ukraine, we’re joined now by Kimberly Marten. She is a political science professor at Barnard College and Columbia University. So, Putin was able to send in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: While the world’s attention has been focused recently on gains by Islamic extremists in Iraq and other radical groups, Boko Haram has been launching new attacks in Africa. To update us about that,...
Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, performs maintenance and retrieves science experiment packages during a spacewalk on Aug. 18. Skvortsov, along with two other astronauts return to Earth on Sept. 10. Credit: NASA Three astronauts will return to...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioALISON STEWART: When Bryan and Laura cooper moved to Charleston from Beckley, West Virginia two years ago with their young sons, they were apprehensive about the local school in their new neighborhood. It was on a...
WASHINGTON — Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says there is no question in his mind that he would have been more effective in the White House than President Barack Obama. But he reiterates he has no plans to run again. My time has...