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  • NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
    September 15, 2013  

    Today Secretary of State Kerry was in Jerusalem offering Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assurances that the United States will insist on full compliance by Bashar Al-Assad’s regime. NewsHour Special Correspondent Martin Fletcher reports from Israel on what’s been on the minds of Israelis this week. Continue reading

  • NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
    September 14, 2013  

    Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the deal between the US and Russia on Syria’s chemical weapons and what effect the removal of such weapons may have on the Syrian civil war. Continue reading

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    Graphics by the Washington Post The federal Height of Buildings Act of 1910 has been the key to the unique skyline of Washington, D.C. for over a century. Now, the D.C. Office of Planning alongside the National Capital Planning Commission … Continue reading

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    Colorado officials increase flooding death toll to four after body found in Boulder, Co. (AP)

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    PBS NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks captured this image of residents south of Lyons surveying damage caused by the flooding of Left Hand Creek. Brooks also said that U.S. Highway 36 remained closed, effectively cutting off the town of Lyons. Members … Continue reading

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    A women wearing the mask rides a bicycle on the street during severe pollution on January 23, 2013 in Beijing, China. Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images In response to heightened criticism of the country’s pollution problems, the Chinese government released … Continue reading

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    Photo by Flickr user omnibus Jonathan Trappe, who was attempting to become the first balloonist to make a trans-Atlantic flight using only cluster balloons, crash landed in Newfoundland, Canada. Speaking from the command center overseeing Trappe’s flight, Kevin Knapp said … Continue reading

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    Dozens of protesters react to the Indian court’s verdict of the death penalty for the four men convicted for last year’s gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman in this raw video from the AP.

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    Courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation Colorado DOT reports that the flooding has caused more than two dozen closures on state highways. Mother Jones has been collecting videos and photos of ongoing destruction. H/T Joshua Barajas

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    The 6-alarm fire began in a frozen custard stand on the recently rebuilt New Jersey shore boardwalk around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday and quickly spread in high winds. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. “I was actually in my weekly Sandy … Continue reading