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Congress must act this week to meet a Friday deadline, when authority for the Department of Transportation to process aid payments to states expire. Photo by Bret Hartman/Reuters WASHINGTON — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a...
Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina filed a resolution to vacate the House Speaker John Boehner’s chair, a sign that Republicans may want a change of leadership. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — An effort by a...
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Finally: Dr. Seuss’ popular empire is about to grow once again. A newly published book of his immediately shot up to number one on the Amazon bestseller list today. Jeffrey Brown has more on its...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at some uncharted waters and the dangers faced by those out at sea. William Brangham reports. And a warning: The story contains some graphic images. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: It’s easy to...
Watch VideoGWEN IFILL: This month marked the 70th anniversary of the first test of a nuclear bomb. It was a milestone for science, and credited with leading to the end of World War II. But one group isn’t celebrating. They call themselves the...