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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Wall Street wound up a wild week with a positive finish, thanks to strong corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 263 points to close at 16,380. The Nasdaq rose 41 points to close...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIs the U.S. overly confident about Ebola control? Separating legitimate Ebola concerns from unnecessary fear These six diseases should worry you more than Ebola JUDY WOODRUFF: The nation now has an...
When Christian militias began murdering their Muslim neighbors in the Central African Republic, a small group of peacekeepers kept the killing at bay. But the country remains a tinderbox — with half a million refugees — while both sides...
Illustration by Ruth Tam Of all the Supreme Court Justices, Sonia Sotomayor is arguably the most visible outside of the courtroom. Her journey from a Bronx housing project to the United States Supreme Court has been chronicled by many, including...
A screen grab from a video obtained by the AFP reportedly shows the nearly 300 girls kidnapped six months ago by Boko Haram in Nigeria.The Nigerian government has agreed to an immediate cease-fire with the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram on...
Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa’s Constitutional Court talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the symbolism and importance of the high court’s art collection and the need to preserve it. When the Apartheid regime fell in...