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  • October 10, 2012  

    In a report by the USADA, cyclist Lance Armstrong is characterized as leader of a sophisticated team doping operation. The first established paper trail documenting allegations and evidence against him includes the testimony of teammates and large payments made by wire. Ray Suarez talks to Bill Strickland of Bicycling magazine. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2012    

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: The latest from the court, where Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child abuse Alleged domestic security threats from a powerful Chinese telecom And, Chicago makes changes — from streets to … Continue reading

  • October 9, 2012  

    After being convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse, former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appeared in court to receive a sentence of 30 to 60 years in prison, where he will likely spend the rest of his life. Judy Woodruff talks to The Associated Press’ Mark Scolforo about the reactions from Sandusky and his victims. Continue reading

  • October 8, 2012    

    President Obama announces the creation of a national monument for Cesar E. Chavez in Keene, Calif. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages. President Obama has been heavily campaigning in California over the past two days, with events in Los Angeles and San … Continue reading

  • October 8, 2012    

    Nguyen Chi Thien, a Vietnamese dissident poet who spent 27 years in communist prisons and was the acclaimed author of “Flowers of Hell,” died last week in California after a long bout of illness.
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  • October 8, 2012    

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The differences between the presidential candidates on foreign policy A deadly meningitis outbreak, now in nine states The Nobel Prize for discovering how to reprogram adult cells to behave like embryonic stem cells And Salman Rushdie’s memoir … Continue reading

  • October 8, 2012  

    In his new memoir, Salman Rushdie recounts, in the third person, his upbringing as a secular muslim trying to understand his religion, as well as living under fatwa, a period when he says he discovered his own resilience. Jeffrey Brown talks to the author about recent clashes over free speech and Islamic ideology. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2012    

    It’s another episode of the Doubleheader, where we talk about the sport of politics and the politics of sports with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Tonight’s semi-serious topic is how our two analysts feel … Continue reading

  • October 5, 2012    

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The jobless rate slides under 8 percent for the first time since January 2009 The hotly contested Senate race in Missouri Mark Shields and David Brooks And, an election story from Venezuela — where an opposition candidate … Continue reading

  • October 4, 2012    

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The candidates are back on the campaign trail, fresh off their first debate We drill down into two issues from last night: taxes and the deficit Florida voters tell us what they heard And, baseball’s first triple … Continue reading