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Nearly a century ago, some 1 million lions roamed the wild across Africa and Asia. Today, due to a combination of poaching, disease and habitat loss, the species is teetering on the brink of extinction, numbering about 30,000, according to a...
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio HARI SREENIVASAN: For more about this we are joined once again tonight from Washington by Douglas Ollivant. He is a Senior and National Securities Studies Fellow at the New America Foundation and a partner at Mantid...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed into law $10.8 billion in temporary funding for highway and transit construction. The bill the White House says Obama signed Friday will keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May, when lawmakers...
WASHINGTON — In making the case for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, President Barack Obama is drawing on the doctrine involving the use of American force that he outlined less than three months ago, when it seemed he was trying to avoid potential U.S...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Back in 2005, outside this New Jersey house, a small-time drug dealer was shot multiple times and left near death by the curb. While his story changed a few times, he’d later tell police that the...
An Iraqi Yazidi girl who fled with her family the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands at at a school where they are taking shelter in the Kurdish city of Dohuk in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, on August 5, 2014. Photo...