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A new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that in 2013, 967 people died while in jail. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Almost a month after she was pulled over for a minor traffic violation, questions remain over the death of Sandra...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The political season heads into overdrive this week, with a candidates forum in New Hampshire tonight, and with a full-scale debate Thursday night in Cleveland. The debate, sponsored by FOX News, will...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: It’s a largely forgotten conflict in a part of the world marked by hunger and poverty. But for the past three years, in Sudan’s southern Nuba Mountain and Kurdufan regions, a war has been...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: A wildfire swept through parts of Northern California for a sixth day, consuming more than 60,000 acres, 20,000 of them in a five-hour span over the weekend. All of this is occurring as the Golden State,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The president has made his climate change plans a major part of his second-term, legacy-making agenda. Today, he laid out new details about a key component of his strategy: regulating power plant...
Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff answers your Social Security questions. Photo by Jim McGuire/Getty Images Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your...