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Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: And finally tonight, a look back at the work, the life and the impact of one of the pioneers for women in comedy, Joan Rivers. Flowers and remembrances continued to pile up from outside her New York home to her star on...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: A once-rising Republican star was found guilty of corruption, and the Islamic State group executed a second American in gruesome fashion. It was another full week of news. We get the analysis now of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Economists had predicted a solid month of hiring in August. But the latest jobs report came in below expectations and proved a bit confounding again. There were just 142,000 jobs added last month, and...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: It was a shocking accident. A 9-year old girl at a gun range in Arizona shot and killed her instructor last week while he was teaching her how to use an Uzi machine gun. Among the questions it’s...
The smallpox virus shown under magnification. Photo By BSIP/UIG via Getty Images WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous...
Overall obesity rates in U.S. Map of overall obesity rates in U.S. Image courtesy of CDC. This week, the Center for Disease Control released new data on obesity in the United States. The discrepancy between rates for white and black adults reveals...