Betty Ann Bowser reports on President Barack Obama's executive order to lift restrictions on federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.
President Obama signed an executive order Thursday to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp for foreign terrorism suspects within a year. An NPR reporter discusses the plan and what may happen next to the facility's detainees.
President Barack Obama's second full day in office brought more policy decisions and staffing moves, including the naming of two diplomatic envoys for the Middle East and Afghanistan and Pakistan. Kwame Holman reports.
By PBS NewsHour
In his second full day in office, President Barack Obama signed a series of executive orders Thursday morning to close the Guantanamo detention center within a year, ban the harshest interrogation methods and review military war crimes trials.
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