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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARTIN SEEMUNGAL: Scrambling through the Ethiopian bushlands… a team of conservation biologists, running, to find an elephant,— darted from the air with a tranquilizer earlier…—and part of a much...
A child holds a flyer with the faces of the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College, during the search of the students in Lomas del Zapatero, on the outskirts of Iguala, Guerrero on Jan. 15. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez A new...
People gather next to rubble and a hotel set on fire during a demonstration against French weekly Charlie Hebdo’s publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed in Niamey, Niger on Jan. 17.  Credit: BOUREIMA HAMA/AFP/Getty Images At least...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: For the latest about stepped-up security in Belgium, we are joined now via Skype from Brussels by Matthew Dalton. He is a reporter with “The Wall Street Journal...
Police in North Miami have suspended a sniper training program after it was revealed that trainees used old mugshots of black suspects during target practice. The pictures, which featured inmates who had been arrested more than a decade ago, were...