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A veteran pays his respects to U.S. Army PFC Aaron Toppen during a visitation at Parkview Christian Church on June 23 in Mokena, Illinois. Toppen, 19, was killed alongside four other American soldiers and an Afghan soldier in a friendly fire...
Anders Fogh Rasmussen (front row, center), secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), is flanked by British Prime Minister David Cameron (front row, seventh from left) and U.S. President Barack Obama (front row, seventh from...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And the other big political story of the last 24 hours is from Kansas. The U.S. Senate race there grew much more interesting late yesterday after Democratic candidate Chad Taylor abruptly announced...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF:  Finally tonight:  The most popular sport in America tries to come to terms with one of its biggest problems, concussions and the impact of violence on its players. But will changes in the game be...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF:  To politics tonight and two very different stories. First, a jury today found former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a one-time rising star in the Republican Party, guilty on 11 corruption-related...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF:  So, imagine that you have two minutes to make the case for why you should be accepted to a college, and to do that, all you have to do is submit a short video you recorded on your cell phone. That...