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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff at a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 17. Photo by Bruno Domingos/Reuters As official visits go, it has been an inauspicious scene-setting for next week’s trip of Brazilian...
PBS NewsHour will live stream a statement from President Barack Obama, scheduled for 11 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama took to Twitter to praise the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision as “a big step in our march...
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John Komlos reflects upon our current trade deficit and opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Photo by REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. Now that the U.S. is negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal with a dozen Asian...
A lab worker handles samples of the Corgenix rapid test for Ebola. Image by Cameron Hickey In the early stages of infection it’s easy to mistake Ebola for other diseases, and sorting out which patients carry the virus is a delicate and dangerous...
GWEN IFILL: Now: how a college prep program helped turn around a failing city school, and the lessons that may offer. Since 1971, the International Baccalaureate program has been used in both public and private schools across the nation. Once...