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Texas Gov. Rick Perry  is shown here in Dallas, on July 9. A grand jury has indicted Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power. Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas — A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The violence in Ferguson, Missouri abated overnight, and, today, the focus returned to Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by police seven days ago. The Ferguson police chief made the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Over the past week in Ferguson, there have been very different police and community reactions. One issue it has highlighted is the problems raised when police forces don’t reflect the racial...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: This week saw dramatic developments at home and abroad, with tensions rising in Missouri, in Iraq, and among politicians. RELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Iraq reluctance, Nixon’s legacy Shields...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It was a century ago today when the Panama Canal first opened, the completion of an enormous engineering feat that helped grow American commerce and transform global trade. RELATED LINKSGallery: 100...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: For more on the engineering and economic marvel that is the Panama Canal, we turn to two who have written extensively about its 100-year history. RELATED LINKSGallery: 100 years of the Panama Canal in 10...