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World leaders depart Paris, leaving negotiators to hash out climate accord

December 2, 2015
At the Paris climate conference -- where one sticking point is finding money to help poor countries adapt -- President Obama met with leaders of Pacific island nations whose very existence is threatened by rising sea levels. French President Francois Hollande meanwhile talked with African leaders about the climate threats they face. Gwen Ifill reports.
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Do accuracy and truth still matter on the campaign trail?

December 1, 2015
Some of the presidential candidates have been playing with the truth on the campaign trail. Political director Lisa Desjardins takes a look at some questionable comments, while Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to examine why candidates are emboldened to defy fact-checkers, plus a Gov. Chris Christie endorsement and the Planned Parenthood shooting.

Measuring the Mood of America: Concerns About Terror Attacks, Distrust of Elected Leaders

November 27, 2015
How political leaders are keeping America safe and regaining the public's trust.
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The Coalition Fighting ISIS, Clinton's Campaign Tightrope and Holiday Book Suggestions

November 27, 2015
95% of airstrikes in Syria conducted by U.S. forces, Clinton's "fine line" on foreign policy and must-read books.
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Obama: Taking every step possible to keep us safe

November 25, 2015
As millions of Americans plan to travel for the Thanksgiving weekend, President Obama​ sought to reassure the country that law enforcement and intelligence agencies are working to prevent any terrorist attacks in the wake of the Paris attacks that left 130 people dead. "As we go into Thanksgiving weekend, I want the American people to know is that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe," Obama said.
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President Obama Pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey

November 25, 2015
President Obama, joined by his daughters Malia and Sasha, pardoned the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden at the White House. While "Abe" is the seventh turkey pardoned by President Obama, the tradition is 68 years old. "Abe" and runner-up "Honest" will spend their remaining days on a farm in Virginia.
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Campaigns tap Islamic State fears by zeroing in on national security

November 23, 2015
Many Republican candidates are pouncing on fears about the Islamic State to flex ideological and political muscle. Political director Lisa Desjardins offers a roundup of rhetoric in the debate over national security, and Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to take a closer look.
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What should we be doing to defeat the Islamic State?

November 23, 2015
Militarily and diplomatically, what can the U.S. and others do to stop the Islamic State? Gwen Ifill gets views from James Jeffrey of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago.
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Obama: ISIS "must be destroyed"

November 24, 2015
President Obama and French President Francois Hollande renewed their shared commitment to continue the fight against ISIS, less than two weeks after terrorists killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris. "This barbaric terrorist group, ISIL or Daesh, and its murderous ideology poses a serious threat to all of us," Obama said. "It cannot be tolerated. It must be destroyed. And we must do it together."