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    August 7, 2015  

    In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department’s July jobs report revealed another solid month. Employers added a net of 215,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate held steady. Also, Kabul was rocked by bombings that killed scores of people. A massive truck bomb flattened an entire city block and a suicide bomber blew himself up at a police academy. Continue reading

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    March 7, 2015  

    As many as five separate bomb blasts reportedly killed at least 54 people and wounded 143 others in Northeastern Nigeria on Saturday. Suicide bombers targeted several crowded markets and a busy bus station. Michelle Faul, the Associated Press Nigerian bureau chief, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Nigeria with more. Continue reading

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    January 20, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, to begin the interim nuclear deal, Iran unplugged banks of centrifuges used to enrich uranium to high levels. In exchange, the U.S. and European Union announced easing of economic sanctions. Also, a wave of bombings killed at least 31 people near Baghdad. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2013  

    In our news wrap Thursday, an apparent U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed three top militants, including a key leader of the Haqqani network, an Afghan group allied with the Taliban. Also, another series of bombings in Iraq killed nearly 50 people. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2013  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, a series of bombings targeting Shiite commercial areas in Baghdad killed at least 35 Iraqis and wounded more than 100. The attacks brings the nation’s death toll to 244 just this month. Also, a suicide car bomb attack in northern Sinai killed 11 off-duty Egyptian soldiers and injured 37 others. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2013  

    In our news wrap Thursday, bombings in Baghdad that targeted Shiites on a major religious holiday killed at least 41 and wounded more than 100 others. Also, a U.S. counterterrorism official warned that al-Qaida in Iraq is stronger than it has been since 2006 and other affiliates are spreading. Continue reading

  • October 15, 2013  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Abu Anas al-Libi pleaded not guilty in an arraignment in New York on charges of planning the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa that killed 220 people. Also, The Washington Post reported that the NSA has collected millions of contact lists from e-mail and online chats. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2013  

    Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 criminal counts, ranging from carjacking to use of a weapon of mass destruction, resulting in the death of three people near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Gwen Ifill talks to David Abel of the Boston Globe, who has covered the case since the bombings. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013  

    NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien visits the nation’s most active explosives testing facility in New Mexico to learn more about what makes a pressure cooker bomb — like those used at the Boston Marathon — tick. Investigators often use the center to test theories and find new ways to defend against future attacks. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2013  

    In other news Friday, it was the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months. A series of explosions struck Sunni Muslim areas, killing 76 people. Also, Wall Street finished with its fourth straight week of gains, encouraging hopes about the economy. Continue reading

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