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Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: After coming under fire over the handling of American hostage cases abroad, President Obama today announced a change in policy. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: We’re not going to abandon you. We will stand by you. JUDY...
Watch VideoGWEN IFILL: During his unexpected statement in court today, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the first time publicly acknowledged his role in the marathon bombings, and said he had since learned the names and faces of his victims. He also asked for...
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A federal judge has formally sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 attacks that killed three bystanders near the finish line of the annual race. Tsarnaev, 21, and his older brother, Tamerlan, also killed a...
Are you recently married and now covered by your spouse’s health insurance? Phil Moeller explains your Medicare options. Photo by Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to...
Warren Weinstein, pictured here with his daughter in Pakistan in 2005, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January 2015, the White House said on April 23, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Weinstein family President Barack Obama announced a...