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  • forgottenvets
    March 4, 2015  

    In the return to civilian life, many women find that veteran services fall short of their needs. Unemployment rates for female veterans are higher than for other women, as well as for male veterans. Female veterans are at least twice as likely to be homeless than women who haven’t worn a uniform. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports on the challenges they face. Continue reading

  • Rally Held in Ferguson Over Police Killing Of Michael Brown
    March 3, 2015  

    A new report by the Department of Justice says that police in Ferguson, Missouri, have shown a pattern of racial bias and civil rights abuses. The findings come after a months-long investigation following the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Justin Hansford of Saint Louis University School of Law and Paul Butler of Georgetown University Law Center. Continue reading

  • Workers prepare the stage at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington
    March 2, 2015  

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to play down divisions over his scheduled address to the U.S. Congress. How are Jewish Americans reacting to Netanyahu’s highly anticipated and controversial speech at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday? Gwen Ifill gets two views from David Harris of American Jewish Committee and Jeremy Ben-Ami of J Street. Continue reading

  • A woman undergoes a free mammogram inside Peru's first mobile unit for breast cancer detection, in Lima
    March 1, 2015  

    Some cutting-edge research is giving new hope to cancer patients. Researchers are zeroing in on the causes of specific cancers and are finding dramatically different ways to fight the disease. To explain the latest findings, Dr. David Hyman from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • soccer
    February 28, 2015  

    Increased scrutiny over youth soccer, which has become one of the leading causes of concussions for kids in the U.S., has prompted some parents — including a prominent neurosurgeon and World Cup champion Brandi Chastain — to petition to take headers out of the game for kids. NewsHour’s William Brangham reports. Continue reading

  • Casualties of War Antiquities iraq  ISIS islamic  state monitor
    February 27, 2015  

    In a violent rampage through a museum in Mosul, Islamic State militants knocked statues to the floor, using sledgehammers and even a jackhammer to reduce ancient artifacts and some replicas — representing idols that past cultures worshipped — to rubble. Bernard Haykel of Princeton University and Michael Danti of Boston University join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the significance of the latest video. Continue reading

  • socialsecurity
    February 26, 2015  

    The longer you wait before cashing in on Social Security benefits, the greater the financial reward. But many don’t wait until age 70. There’s a range of loopholes and “secrets” that can improve your benefits, a fact economics correspondent Paul Solman discovered during a tennis game with friend and Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff. Their new book, “Get What’s Yours,” shares that knowledge. Continue reading

  • China flag
    February 25, 2015  

    In the bestselling but controversial new book “The Hundred-Year Marathon,” author and former Pentagon official Michael Pillsbury argues that China is angling to replace the United States as a global superpower. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner interviews Pillsbury about what he thinks the U.S. can do to counteract the “secret strategy.” Continue reading

  • A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne North Dakota
    February 24, 2015  

    A bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was the first order of business for the Republican-led Congress this year, and today that bill was vetoed by President Obama. Gwen Ifill gets two views from Jeremy Symons of the Environmental Defense Fund and Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute. Continue reading

  • HIGH PRICE OF HIGHER ED monitor college money
    February 23, 2015  

    Student loan balances climbed to $1.2 trillion at the end of 2014, and delinquencies are rising even as they fall for most other types of debt. In fact, students with the smallest balances are most likely to default. Judy Woodruff learns more from Megan McClean of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and William Elliott of the University of Kansas. Continue reading

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