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Syria's ruling Baath Party, weakened by a struggling economy and the country's military withdrawal from Lebanon, voted for limited legal and political reforms at the end of a national conference Thursday.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Republican Minnesota Rep. Vin Weber discuss their new report about the U.S. policy of promoting democracy in the Middle East and how it should be carried out.
The Senate on Wednesday voted 56-43 to approve Janice Rogers Brown as a federal appeals judge, the second controversial judge to be confirmed since Republicans and Democrats reached a deal on the use of filibusters.
A federal judge Wednesday questioned the Justice Department's decision to require tobacco companies to fund a five-year, $10 billion nationwide stop-smoking program, rather than a recommended 25-year, $130 billion plan.
Time magazine on Thursday said it would comply with a court order to hand over the notes of one of its reporters in a grand jury investigation into the leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity.
The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Monday that federal authorities may prosecute patients whose doctors prescribe medical marijuana despite state laws that allow its use. Following a background report on the ruling, Gwen Ifill hosts a debate on the consequences of…
Ray Suarez speaks with Christian Science Monitor reporter Annia Ciezadlo in Beirut about ongoing tensions between Lebanon and Syria, including the killing of an anti-Syrian journalist.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Jim Lehrer to discuss the revelation of Watergate source Deep Throat, the Guantanamo abuse allegations and SEC chairman nominee Christopher Cox.
President Bush on Thursday nominated Rep. Christopher Cox, R-Calif., to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission after current Chairman William Donaldson announced his departure effective June 30.
Antonio Villaraigosa was elected last month as Los Angeles' first Hispanic mayor in over 100 years. The mayor-elect joins Ray Suarez to discuss the challenges he faces in his new role.
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