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  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (C) answers questions as his wife Melania Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) watch on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2T3H1
    November 10, 2016  

    In our news wrap Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump still faces legal troubles over his now-defunct Trump University. A federal judge in San Diego refused to issue a blanket ban on using campaign statements as evidence in the civil lawsuit, which goes to trial Nov. 28. Also, on Tuesday night, anti-Trump protests erupted in at least 10 cities across the country. Continue reading

  • A Cleveland police bomb squad technician loads a Remotec F5A explosive ordnance device robot during a demonstration of police capabilities near the site of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTSHXME
    September 21, 2016  

    In light of the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, science correspondent Miles O’Brien takes a look at a new technology that is increasingly being used by law enforcement: bomb-disarming robots. Operated from a safe distance, these robots can blast through car windows and even kill, raising ethical issues about how they should be used. Continue reading

  • A view of a mangled dumpster at the site of an explosion that occurred on Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York. Photo by Junstin Lane/Reuters
    September 20, 2016  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, The New York Times reported that the FBI briefly investigated Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings, in 2014, after he allegedly stabbed his brother. Also, French authorities have made eight new arrests in connection to the Bastille Day truck attack that killed 86. Continue reading

  • Law enforcement officers mark evidence near the site where Ahmad Khan Rahami, sought in connection with a bombing in New York, was taken into custody in Linden, New Jersey, U.S., September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSOGL3
    September 19, 2016  

    The suspect behind this weekend’s bombings has been apprehended; now authorities are trying to figure out what motivated him and whether he acted alone. Judy Woodruff talks to George Washington University’s Lorenzo Vidino and former Department of Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem about what the investigation has uncovered so far and how we can try to prevent future attacks. Continue reading

  • Hotshot firefighters build a fire line after the fire jumped Lytle Creek Road during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino County, California, U.S. August 17, 2016.  REUTERS/Patrick T Fallon - RTX2LPBH
    August 18, 2016  

    In our news wrap Thursday, the fast-moving fire just 60 miles east of Los Angeles flared even more; 1500 firefighters are battling flames only 4 percent contained. The inferno has charred nearly 50 square miles since Tuesday and forced 82,000 to evacuate. Also, Amnesty International reports that 18,000 detainees have died in Syrian government prisons, while others suffered torture and disease. Continue reading

  • Hafiz Saeed, the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba, addresses a rally in Quetta on April 26, 2012, against the reopening of the NATO supply route to Afghanistan. Islamabad on April 26 reiterated its opposition to US drone attacks in its territory as Washington's point man on Pakistan and Afghanistan arrived amid efforts to mend fractured relations. Relations between Pakistan and the United States plunged last year over the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden inside Pakistan and a NATO air strike near the border with Afghanistan that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. AFP PHOTO/BANARAS KHAN        (Photo credit should read BANARAS KHAN/AFP/GettyImages)
    August 12, 2016  

    In our news wrap Friday, a U.S. drone attack has killed a top ISIS leader in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon. The designated ‘global terrorist’ Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a strike on July 26. Meanwhile, a series of bombings ripped across southern Thailand on Friday. The coordinated strikes targeted popular tourist destinations and left at least four dead and dozens more wounded. Continue reading

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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

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