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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to politics: Yesterday in Georgia, voters chose the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in what turned out to be a tight primary election. RELATED LINKSWill establishment Republican candidates...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The Obama administration proposed new and tougher safety rules today for railway trains carrying oil, trains sometimes referred to as a pipeline on wheels. They come after some tragic derailments and...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy does Boko Haram kidnap girls in Nigeria? Kidnapped girls still missing as Boko Haram continues spread of violence Why can’t the Nigerian government crack down on Boko Haram? GWEN IFILL: Finally...
The mosquito Aedes aegypti, with its distinctive markings in the form of a lyre, spreads disease like yellow fever and is a carrier of the Chikungunya virus. Photo courtesy Centers for Disease Control/Wikimedia Commons On Thursday, federal officials...
Graph by Partnership for Drug-Free Kids The number of teens obtaining and abusing human growth hormones has doubled in one year, according to a survey published Wednesday by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. The finding was part of a confidential...
As a part of President Barack Obama’s push to make college more affordable, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will launch a new initiative to test innovative practices aimed at providing nontraditional, low-income and...