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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama’s meeting at the Pentagon today comes as there are considerable doubts over whether the U.S.-led coalition can stop and roll back the Islamic State group’s advances. RELATED...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The Liberian man who was diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola died today. Thomas Eric Duncan showed no symptoms when he arrived in Texas last month, but he became the first confirmed case inside the U.S....
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, right, talks to a member of his defense team as he appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, The Netherlands, on Oct. 8. He is charged with crimes against humanity for allegedly instigating...
A sign taped inside a community center notifies people in Onondaga, New York, where voting will take place during a midterm election. Photo courtesy of Flickr/DemocracyInAction2011 The upcoming 2014 midterm elections could result in a power shift on...
200,000 registered voters don’t have a driver’s license Editor’s Note: In recent years, a spate of states have passed laws requiring voters to show identification before casting a ballot. Supporters of these measures say they prevent voter fraud;...
George Washington isn’t the sexiest of American presidents in our public imagination, nor the most accessible. Perhaps we are all too weighed down by the “father of his country” image, the cherry tree myth, his powdered wig and...