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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow is the Islamic State different from other extremist groups? Displaced Iraqis traumatized by Islamic State, betrayed by neighbors Female Kurdish fighters take arms against Islamic State extremists...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the analysis of Marcus and Gerson. That’s Washington Post columnists Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson. Both Mark Shields and David Brooks are away. RELATED LINKSBrooks and Marcus on police...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: As the new school year approaches, teachers have come to expect that many of their students will have forgotten some of what they learned earlier. It’s called summer learning loss, and some...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, a fund-raising and Internet phenomenon that is sweeping the country, the ALS ice bucket challenge. RELATED LINKSWATCH: Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Even with two investigations underway regarding Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., questions raised during two weeks of riots over the lethal use of police force are unlikely to fade. Did Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Brown, abuse...
WASHINGTON — The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday. The official, who...