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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMEGAN THOMPSON: A crowd paraded recently outside the courthouse in Eugene, Oregon.  Kids, teachers, parents … there were even singing grandmas.  All hoping to draw attention to what this young woman was doing inside...
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015 in Nashua, New Hampshire. The Summit brought together local and national Republicans and was attended by all the Republicans candidates as well...
Smoke stacks are seen from the NRG power plant outside of Jewett, Texas. An Oregon-based environmental group is using a legal strategy called “atmospheric trust litigation” to try to force governments to take action on climate change....
A middle school-aged Juliana attends a lecture on climate change at the University of Oregon. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Juliana. Nineteen-year-old environmental activist Kelsey Juliana has a message for the state of Oregon: You’re not doing ...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGwen’s Take: Dames and leadership Collection of rare photographs offers a new look at the Civil War The Civil War: Between the Battles JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: the newest addition to the NewsHour...
If confirmed, Loretta Lynch would succeed Attorney General Eric Holder.President Barack Obama cr Photo by Reuters/Kevin Lamarque. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday said it was “crazy” and “embarrassing” the...