The House of Representatives has approved a measure that could eliminate the ban on gays serving openly in the U.S. military. Judy Woodruff reports on the controversy surrounding the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell."…
In the wake of the passage of health care reform, Jim Lehrer talks to historians Ellen Fitzpatrick and Richard Norton Smith and columnists Michael Gerson and Clarence Page about what the victory means for the Obama presidency.
John Merrow explores why some teachers' unions are walking away from a share of some $4.35 billion in federal funds through the Obama administration's new Race to the Top grant competition.
With Congress poised to finish its changes to the new health care law, Jim Lehrer talks to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel about the public reaction and what's next on the president's agenda.
With the release of CIA documents about harsh interrogation methods, the Obama administration announced a new panel that will oversee the questioning of terrorism suspects.
Paul Solman: Earlier this month, I was pleased to learn that one of the most intriguing economists of my career span, the University of Chicago’s Richard Thaler, had entered the rotation of the…
Recent attacks on government computers, private organizations and foreign governments have raised fresh questions about the nation's digital security. Analysts discuss the implications of the attacks and the vulnerability of the nation's digital systems.
Gwen Ifill reports on the ongoing political standoff in Honduras, where protests continued following the ouster of President Manuel Zelaya, who made an unsuccessful attempt to return Sunday.
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Senators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to stop credit card companies from arbitrarily raising cardholder interest rates and charging unexpected fees that have become customary -- and crippling - for cash-strapped consumers during this recession.
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