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Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally: the power of words in the fight for civil rights. RELATED LINKSHow the Civil Rights Act pioneered anti-discrimination laws in America ‘Many Rivers to Cross’ brings African-American history up to current day...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSMultiple crises emerge from conflict in the Central African Republic Syria’s shattered health care system causes suffering from eradicated diseases, preventable amputations Humanitarian aid groups...
A picture shows a mosaic representing Pope Francis on April 10, 2014 at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. (San Paolo Basilica). Photo by Andres Solaro/Getty ImagesIn remarks quoted by Vatican radio Friday, Pope Francis “personally asked...
Watch VideoEditor’s note: This video report contains depictions of intravenous drug use that may be disturbing to some viewers. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Vancouver, British Columbia is considered one of the most beautiful, livable cities in North...
A man holds a sign during the Iran hostage crisis at a student demonstration Washington, D.C. in Nov., 1979. Photo by U.S. News & World ReportWASHINGTON — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, the United States has blocked Iran’s controversial...
An empty bullet shell is seen outside the entrance of the al-Ghani oil field, belonging to Libya’s Harouge Oil Operations company, near the city of Waddan in the central Al-Jufrah province on March 23, 2013. Photo by Abdullah Doma/Getty...