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FERGUSON, MO – AUGUST 13: An Al Jazeera television crew, covering demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, scramble for cover as police fire tear gas into their reporting position on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson,...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed for “peace and calm” on the streets of a St. Louis suburb besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager....
With another school year about to start, parents should know where their tuition dollars are going. Photo by Nick White/Digital Vision via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: Another school year is about to start, and parents will soon be packing...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington March 4. Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: U.S. and Israel’s frayed relationship between...
Citrobacter freundii, one member of the Enterobacteriaceae family. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia. A recent study by Duke University Medical Center found that carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a superbug with a mortality rate of nearly 50...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The United States moved closer today to new moves to rescue thousands of Yazidi refugees in Northern Iraq. They’re trapped on a mountain, surrounded by fighters of the Islamic State group. The U....