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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will begin laying out a strategy this week to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East, meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday and giving a speech Wednesday, the eve of the 13th anniversary of...
WASHINGTON — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the country on the racial balance between police forces and the communities they protect. But an...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We wanted to follow up tonight on yesterday’s unemployment report. The government reported that 142,000 jobs were created last month, well below most expectations. Even so, the unemployment...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about efforts to defeat the Islamic State, we’re joined now from Washington by Anthony Cordesman. He’s with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and was the director of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioPAT KAYNAROGLU: So a typical day for a working dog here at Penn Vet working dog center- they start out at home with their fosters — which is a very important part of our program so that the dogs are...
WASHINGTON — It’s not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. But over the past two years, civil rights advocates have managed to do just that by coaxing settlements in a...