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JUDY WOODRUFF: Tonight, the NewsHour begins a series on the way communities prepare and survive disasters, both natural and manmade. NewsHour special correspondent Jackie Judd brings us a tale of two cities, both on the Atlantic Seaboard. JACKIE...
JUDY WOODRUFF: Tonight, we begin a two-part look at the iconic music group the group Grateful Dead, who are this week preparing for their final reunion concerts in Chicago. First up, we focus on longtime Dead drummer Mickey Hart and his fascination...
Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: The federal government is investigating whether the major airlines have colluded to keep airfares high. The Associated Press first reported it yesterday. The industry is denying the claims, but, yesterday, American,...
Who knew people were so fierce when it came to dressing their fresh avocados. Photo by Getty Images After a week of debating contentious issues like gay marriage and the confederate flag, Americans have chosen a new topic to dispute: guacamole. On...
Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb speaks at the National Sheriffs Association conference June 30, 2015, in Baltimore. Webb announced that he will run for president today. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Famously Scottish-American, Jim Webb is a Marine...
Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: In the days since the Supreme Court made gay marriage legal around the nation, our correspondent Paul Solman has been looking at the likely financial boost for the wedding industry and the broader economy. He went to Ohio...