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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: remembering a fighter whose battle for justice became his touchstone. RELATED LINKSConvicted Texas man cleared by DNA test after 30 years in prison DNA evidence frees Florida inmate...
Larry Kotlikoff identifies some of the Social Security inequities facing lower-income earners. Photo by Tetra Images via Getty Images Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his additional secrets, his Social...
Photo by Flickr user Kat R Across Canada a beloved and familiar face is silently disappearing. Everyday transactions in shopping centers and banks are slowly feeding a systematized extinction unnoticed by most. The object of destruction: the...
Photo by Mieke Dalle/Getty Images What is extinction? For a species there is no greater failure. It’s a dead end for millennia of genetic adaptation and refinement. Extinction is the dustbin collecting the scratch paper of your discarded...
A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oilspill disaster. Photo by Flickr user kris krüg Four years since the largest offshore oil spill in American history, British Petroleum is largely...
It was more or less muscle memory: put in a fresh pair of double-A batteries, slide in the square, gray cartridge of your favorite game into the open slot, then flip on the little power switch on the top. The original North American box of the Game...