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Sweetened drinks are the largest single source of sugar in American diets today. Graphic credit: Lisa Overton/NewsHour Weekend Facing rising costs from obesity and Type II diabetes, officials in San Francisco have taken aim at what they argue is one...
WASHINGTON — The government’s authority to screen airline passengers for potential Ebola exposure and order them quarantined if necessary is far-reaching and rooted in the Constitution and federal law, public health experts say....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: A new film looks at a brutal civil war through the eyes of those who walked the walk. Jeffrey Brown explains. ACTOR: You must be Pamela Lowey from Faith Based Charities? REESE...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: This week saw the Supreme Court make news on same-sex marriage and voting rights and the politicians respond to the first case of Ebola in the United States. For that and more, we turn to the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: West Virginia is a state that sees more than its share of economic hardship and tough times. When Gallup compiled a list of the most miserable states in the U.S. earlier this year, West Virginia came...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Back in 2008, few travelers had heard of a new start-up called Airbnb. Its current value is said to be about $10 billion. Now others are copying Airbnb’s business model, part of an emerging...