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Democrats to rebrand themselves with a new populist agenda

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Democrats think of themselves as the party of working people and were surprised when Trump was able to steal working-class voters from them. Continue reading ? The post Democrats to rebrand themselves with a new populist agenda appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Read Jared Kushner’s prepared statement to the Senate intelligence committee

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Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, said in a prepared statement that he had "perhaps four contacts" with Russians since the presidential campaign last year. Read Kushner's full statement here. The emphasis is his. Show More Summary

Jared Kushner says he has ‘nothing to hide’ on Russia

The White House has indicated that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Continue reading ? The post Jared Kushner says he has ‘nothing to hide’ on Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace the Affordable Care Act or simply repeal it. Continue reading ? The post Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Continue reading ? The post Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Israel installs cameras to holy site amid protests over security measures

Israel installed security cameras at the entrance of a holy site in Jerusalem after installing metal detectors there sparked days of violence. Continue reading ? The post Israel installs cameras to holy site amid protests over security measures appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Few U.S. cities mandate sprinklers in old residential towers

The U.S. has a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built. Continue reading ? The post Few U.S. cities mandate sprinklers in old residential towers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

8 dead, dozens more found in hot truck as authorities investigate human smuggling

Police found eight people dead and dozens more wounded from extreme heat in the back of a tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart on Saturday night in what authorities are investigating as a case of human smuggling. Continue reading ? The post 8 dead, dozens more found in hot truck as authorities investigate human smuggling appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

Gov. Jerry Brown's aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful this week. Continue reading ? The post California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory

Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states. Continue reading ? The post U.S. states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump lawyer says there’s no pardon discussion

One of President Trump's personal attorneys says that Trump's private legal team is not looking into the question of whether the president can pardon himself. Continue reading ? The post Trump lawyer says there’s no pardon discussion appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Forget sharks: 7 things in the water swimmers should actually fear

Shark attacks are incredibly unlikely, but here are seven things swimmers should actually be afraid of — and how to avoid them. Continue reading ? The post Forget sharks: 7 things in the water swimmers should actually fear appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Minneapolis police chief resigns after fatal shooting of Justine Damond

Minneapolis police chief Janeé Harteau resigned on Friday in the aftermath of the death of Justine Damond, an unarmed 40-year-old Australian woman fatally shot by a police officer. Continue reading ? The post Minneapolis police chief resigns after fatal shooting of Justine Damond appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

A bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Continue reading ? The post Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Library of Congress opened its catalogs to the world. Here’s why it matters

Catalog data are a library's most important map to knowledge. What does it mean that the Library of Congress just released 25 million records to the public? Continue reading ? The post The Library of Congress opened its catalogs to the world. Here’s why it matters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. airstrike mistakenly kills at least 12 Afghan police officers

U.S. airstrikes mistakenly killed at least 12 members of the Afghan National Police force during an operation against the Taliban on Friday, Afghan officials said. Continue reading ? The post U.S. airstrike mistakenly kills at least 12 Afghan police officers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford

President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that after delays and cost overruns will officially be turned over to the Navy. Continue reading ? The post Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kushner adds at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports. Continue reading ? The post Kushner adds at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Violent clashes in Jerusalem leave several dead, more than 100 wounded

Several are dead and more than 100 wounded after violent clashes Friday in Jerusalem over new security measures at some of the city’s most sacred holy sites. Three Palestinians were killed and more than 100 civilians were injured in several … Continue reading ? The post Violent clashes in Jerusalem leave several dead, more than 100 wounded appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Judy Woodruff to host first Virginia governor’s debate

Virginia's gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam, will face each other in the first debate of the race on Saturday, June 22. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Judy Woodruff to host first Virginia governor’s debate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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