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  • September 20, 2012    

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: Syrian warplanes strike a gas station, killing at least 30 Record fundraising by the presidential candidates Arctic sea ice melts to an all-time low level The dangers of synthetic drugs The high cost of cheap shrimp for … Continue reading

  • September 20, 2012  

    A Coptic text by early Christians on a fragment of ancient papyrus has been revealed, which makes reference to Jesus having a wife. Jeffrey Brown talks to Smithsonian Magazine’s Ariel Sabar for more on whether this is a biographical statement on Jesus or a commentary on some early Christians’ beliefs on Jesus’ marital status. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2012    

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: Lessons learned from the Chicago school strike A congressional gold medal for Myanmar’s activist leader Voter snapshots of the presidential candidates Bob Woodward’s new book takes us inside the debt limit debate Tune in at 6 p.m. … Continue reading

  • September 19, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, Mitt Romney, trying to move past remarks made at a private fundraiser last May, insisted average Americans would do far better under him. Also, a French satirical magazine published crude cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, which threaten to ignite a new wave of protests throughout the Muslim world. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2012  

    In summer 2011, a partisan Congress sparred with the White House on how to solve the U.S. debt crisis. Judy Woodruff talks to journalist Bob Woodward about his new book, “The Price of Politics,” about how Washington’s politicians couldn’t look past their own political aspirations in order to forge a deal. Continue reading

  • September 18, 2012    

    Journalist Bob Woodward had harsh words for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney Tuesday, suggesting Romney went out of bounds with his comments made at a private fundraiser. Woodward — of Watergate Pulitzer Prize fame, a 41-year tenure at the Washington … Continue reading

  • September 18, 2012    

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: Mitt Romney’s remarks calling nearly half of Americans “victims” who are dependent on the government The battle for voters in Nevada Escalating tensions between China and Japan over disputed islands Plus, a conversation with former U.N. chief … Continue reading

  • September 17, 2012    

    It’s been well-documented that the military has a significant problem with suicide, substance abuse and mental disorders in its ranks. Just this summer, the Pentagon reported an 18 percent increase in suicide cases alone in just one year. In the … Continue reading

  • September 17, 2012    

    Pope Benedict XVI visited Lebanon last weekend with a message to young people to “love one another” and reject violence. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2012   BY  

    Amid continuing protests in the Middle East, Pope Benedict XVI delivered a message of peace during a weekend visit to Lebanon. Continue reading