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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  For more about West Africa’s fight against Ebola, we are now joined from Washington via Skype by Helene Cooper of The New York Times.  She recently returned from Liberia. So, I understand you...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: An earlier version of this piece appeared on our website in August — this version has been updated to reflect new information. STEPHEN FEE: Gail Davis is 52 years old and lives on Chicago’s...
Ruthie Anderson spends time with family at her new apartment in Chicago. Credit: NewsHour Weekend CHICAGO — Just outside Chicago’s city limits in Oak Park, Ill., Ruthie Anderson finally has a place that feels like home. Her sun-filled, one-...
WASHINGTON — For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January. Preliminary figures suggest the annual cost-of-...
A Swedish Navy fast-attack craft patrols the waters off Sweden on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. On Friday, the Swedish military announced the operation in the Baltic Sea, following reports of suspicious “foreign underwater activity”. Photo by...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside – Ebola. The past week...