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WASHINGTON — Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. military use a key air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, senior Obama administration officials said Thursday, giving a boost to the U.S.-led coalition amid...
A new study reports a natural compound that can clear up cataracts. Photo by WIN-Initiative/Getty Images. If you live long enough, chances are you’ll get cataracts. Cataracts, a condition in which the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, are linked to...
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JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: A Colorado birth control program is losing its funding, despite a remarkable track record. Special correspondent Mary MacCarthy has our report from Denver. MARY MACCARTHY: Victoria Garcia was just 22, with big career plans,...
Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: This week marks the 25th anniversary of a milestone civil rights bill signed into law, the ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act. Its legacy continues to grow, yet formidable problems and discrepancies remain a daily part...
Watch VideoGWEN IFILL: We’re bombarded with advertising every day on TV, online, or just walking around the neighborhood. That’s no accident. The ad business spends over $160 billion a year on it. But even before the ad reaches your...