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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARGARET WARNER: Veteran diplomat James Dobbins just retired from his second stint as the special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He presided over the reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul in 2001. It...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now we remember a sultry symbol of old Hollywood glamour, Lauren Bacall, known for her strong presence on screen and famous romances off camera. RELATED LINKSGallery: 30 years of Lauren Bacall in film...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGallery: 30 years of Lauren Bacall in film posters Golden Age of Hollywood’s Lauren Bacall dead at 89 Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney ‘put on a show’ in nine-decade career JEFFREY BROWN: Ann Hornaday is a...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, the state of our drinking water and how two major problems in American cities these past few months are calling new attention to concerns over supply and protection. RELATED...
Why do so many child lullabies have such dark undertones, and when it comes to their ability to soothe, does it matter? Image by Maria Pavlova and Getty Images In the 1920s, the poet Federico García Lorca heard a woman in Granada sing a lullaby to...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama consulted by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip neared expiration. Obama foreign policy aide Ben Rhodes says Obama talked to Netanyahu...