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Politics Jun 27Blagojevich Found Guilty on Corruption Charges
Jurors found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty on nearly all counts he faced in a retrial, including charges that he tried to sell President Obama's open U.S. Senate seat. Blagojevich had denied any wrongdoing.
Politics Jun 27Political Checklist: N.Y. Enacts Same-Sex Marriage, Bachmann Enters Race
In this week's edition of the Political Checklist, senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff join Hari Sreenivasan for a look at the latest official GOP hopeful and New York's new same-sex marriage law.
Politics Jun 27Supreme Court: Calif. Can’t Ban Sale of Violent Games to Minors
In a 7-2 decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that California's ban the sale of violent video games to minors was unconstitutional.
World Jun 20Syria’s Assad Addresses Nation, New Web Domain Suffixes Approved
Also: Wildfires force more evacuations in Arizona, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan responds to Karzai comments, and IAEA head calls for stricter nuclear safety regulations.
Health Jun 17Imprisoned Iranian Doctors Honored for HIV Work
Two Iranian brothers who promoted compassionate HIV care and were imprisoned by the government were awarded the 2011 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights Thursday night.
Health Jun 16Q&A: Head of the Global Health Initiative Talks Next Moves
The Obama administration's Global Health Initiative is marking its first anniversary at work in eight focus countries, and is preparing to expand to 20 more by the end of the summer.
Politics Jun 15Woodruff: Two Parallel Conversations on the Debt Crisis
When it comes to addressing the U.S. debt crisis, there seem to be two parallel universes, operating just a few blocks away from each other in Washington.
Health Jun 15In Many Countries, Cancer Patients Face Stigma, Misperceptions
A growing body of research looks at perceptions of cancer and the stigma for patients, both self-inflicted and from their communities.
World Jun 14Chronic Disease Hitting Growing Economies Hard
The majority of preventable deaths from non-communicable conditions like cancer and heart disease occur in developing countries.
Health Jun 06Studies Show Promise for Treating Melanoma
Two studies showed that new drug therapy options may extend the lives of patients with late-stage melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.