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U.S. Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor waves after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. — After a stunning...
Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. Following the downing of Flight 17 two weeks ago, the FAA announced new restrictions on flights in Iraqi air space. Photo by Fred...
WASHINGTON — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America’s new envoy to Russia. Sen. Mike Enzi didn’t make it easy. Photo...
An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155mm shell towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip on July 30, 2014. A cease-fire deal that was supposed to last for 72 hours unraveled just 90 minutes...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: There was late word Thursday from the U.S. and U.N. of an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. It’s set to start Friday. And all parties have agreed to it. This...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: A team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines crash site in Eastern Ukraine today. The Ukrainian military suspended its offensive against pro-Russian separatists for a day so they could...