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  • March 31, 2011    

    Editor’s Note | If you’re one of the millions of Americans who filled out a college basketball national championship bracket this year, odds are you’re out of luck. ESPN reports that only two brackets out of over 5.9 million submissions … Continue reading

  • March 30, 2011    

    Editor’s Note | If you’re one of the millions of Americans who filled out a college basketball national championship bracket this year, odds are you’re out of luck. ESPN reports that only two brackets out of over 5.9 million submissions … Continue reading

  • March 29, 2011    

    Update March 31 | A day after this Frontline report aired, NCAA President Mark Emmert signaled a change in position on compensating student athletes. In an interview with USA Today, he said its an idea worth exploring. Read more on … Continue reading

  • March 29, 2011   BY  

    The president told the nation Monday evening that the United States has “a responsibility to act” in Libya. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images. President Obama spent much of his speech Monday night defending his decision to use military force in … Continue reading

  • March 28, 2011  

    Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run as a vice-presidential nominee on a major party ticket, died Saturday at age 75 after a long struggle with multiple myeloma. Gwen Ifill has an excerpt from a 1984 vice presidential debate with then-Vice President George H.W. Bush plus a later interview with Jim Lehrer about that debate. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2011  

    Close games and major upsets have left many fans’ brackets in shambles as March Madness, the men’s college basketball tournament, reaches its final games. Judy Woodruff talks to Sports Illustrated’s Maggie Gray about this year’s “unprecedented and unpredictable” men’s tournament and how the women’s competition is shaking out. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2011    

    During our recently-concluded 11 day reporting trip in China, our work was relatively unimpeded. We had access to top officials, critics of the government, members of the public, and we worked without a government minder. Sure, as expected, various web … Continue reading

  • March 28, 2011   BY  

    A man waves a Libyan flag during an anti-war demonstration in front of the White House on Saturday. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images. President Obama probably feels pretty good about making his big speech on Libya on a day when … Continue reading

  • March 26, 2011    

    Geraldine Ferraro, the first female vice presidential candidate for a major party and former Democratic congresswoman, died Saturday at the age of 75, according to a statement from her family. Ferraro (pictured at right in 2002) died Saturday morning at … Continue reading

  • March 24, 2011    

    7:30 p.m. ET | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday evening that the United States welcomed the decision by the NATO alliance to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya — but not other military operations there. Speaking at the … Continue reading