Somewhere between 5,000 and 13,000 people were tortured and executed at one Syrian military prison between 2011 and 2015, according to Amnesty International. A new report alleges that officials at the high level of government approved the killings. William Brangham…
By PBS NewsHour
Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama's executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after years of paying taxes to help fund government programs they were banned from receiving.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Putin announces amnesty for jailed oil tycoon, punk rock band Pussy Riot…
Though significant steps have been taken, tensions remain between reform and hardline Burmese politicians. Margaret Warner talks to U.S. Campaign for Burma's Jennifer Quigley and Open Society Foundation's Maureen Aung-Thwin for more on what the U.S. role should be in…
By Talea Miller
Human rights groups are calling for more security measures in the tent camps of Port-au-Prince to reduce the number of rapes and incidents of sexual violence.
Democrats are united ideologically, but carry wide-ranging concners to the Democratic conventions from their home states. Pollster Andy Kohut and analysts Stuart Rothenberg and Amy Walter examine the makeup of the Democratic delegates.
A recent debate sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia and moderated by Robert MacNeil examined the current laws dealing with immigration and the possible plans to address the twelve million illegal immigrants currently…
With only 46 of the 60 votes needed to bring the immigration bill to final passage, the Senate voted Thursday to officially suspend debate on immigration reform. The NewsHour discusses the decision with Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute.
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