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Here’s what Trump’s new executive order means for opioid addiction

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will lead a commission designed to combat opioid addiction, part of Trump's plan to fight the crisis. Continue reading ? The post Here’s what Trump’s new executive order means for opioid addiction appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Photos: What migrants leave behind on their journeys through the desert

Personal effects are scattered throughout the Sonoran Desert, where thousands of undocumented immigrants have died making the journey up north from Mexico. Continue reading ? The post Photos: What migrants leave behind on their journeys through the desert appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

Ivanka Trump is officially joining her father's administration as an unpaid employee, after her plans to serve in a more informal capacity were questioned by ethics experts. Continue reading ? The post Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Here are some of the physical challenges the border wall faces

Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — may make it difficult to build the border wall that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading ? The post Here are some of the physical challenges the border wall faces appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Seattle to sue Trump over sanctuary city threats

Days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to withhold grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, Seattle is hitting back: Mayor Ed Murray and City Attorney Pete Holmes will announce a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration’s threats against cities that refuse to aid in federal immigration crackdowns. Show More Summary

Poll: Americans dislike GOP’s, Trump’s plan on health care

Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump's handling of health care during the initial weeks of his presidency, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Of the six health coverage changes the poll assessed from the failed House GOP bill, five drew more negative than positive reviews. Show More Summary

How to build a female reproductive system that fits in the palm of your hand

On Tuesday, scientists unveiled a five-organ female reproductive system on a chip small enough to hold in your hand, and showed that it could simulate a 28-day menstrual cycle. Continue reading ? The post How to build a female reproductive system that fits in the palm of your hand appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

The military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the U.S. played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq. Continue reading ? The post U.S. opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bangladesh’s leather factories under fire for child labor, pollution

Tanneries in Bangladesh that supply the leather for Western brands of purses and shoes are employing children as young as 14 and flooding waterways with pollutants, according to a report unveiled Friday by New York-based Transparentem to the Associated Press. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Spicer holds daily news briefing

Watch White House press secretary Sean Spicer hold a news briefing at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Spicer holds daily news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Woman strikes police cruiser near Capitol, suspect taken into custody

A woman struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser with a vehicle near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said. Continue reading ? The post Woman strikes police cruiser near Capitol, suspect taken into custody appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Read the full text of UK Prime Minister May’s letter leaving the EU

After 44 years as a member of the European Union, the United Kingdom on Wednesday officially launched its separation. You can read the full "Brexit" letter and the European Council's response. Continue reading ? The post Read the full text of UK Prime Minister May’s letter leaving the EU appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend a block on the revised travel ban until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts. Continue reading ? The post U.S. judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

EU regrets Trump’s reversal of climate policy

The European Union has expressed regret about President Donald Trump's decision to undo U.S. policies for fighting global warming. Continue reading ? The post EU regrets Trump’s reversal of climate policy appeared first on PBS NewsH...

Trump’s order on energy promises coal jobs and a clean environment. What does that look like?

President Donald Trump made good on his campaign promise to roll back clean energy regulations. Here's what you should know. Continue reading ? The post Trump’s order on energy promises coal jobs and a clean environment. What does that look like? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Can Republicans revive their effort to repeal Obamacare?

Last week, House Republicans failed to move forward with a vote on their health care bill. But days later, House GOP leaders said they will try again. Continue reading ? The post Can Republicans revive their effort to repeal Obamacare? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP fact check: Spicer says case closed on Russia. It’s not

The matter is being investigated by the FBI and two congressional committees, so no conclusions have been reached at all. Continue reading ? The post AP fact check: Spicer says case closed on Russia. It’s not appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump to meet China’s Xi first week in April, U.S. official says

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April, a senior State Department official said Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Trump to meet China’s Xi first week in April, U.S. official says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Analysis: Many rural millennials are alienated from politics

Like older voters, young ones were divided by the 2016 presidential election. A recent study of millennial voters by Tufts University found that young people had starkly different opinions about politics and civic institutions basedShow More Summary

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