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As Rohingya refugees continue to flee from persecution, here’s how you can help

More than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes since August to escape systematic violence at the hands of government soldiers in Myanmar. Here's how you can help. Continue reading ? The post As Rohingya refugees continue to flee from persecution, here’s how you can help appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Read the draft of the bipartisan health care deal

The PBS NewsHour has obtained the draft language of the Senate bipartisan health care deal brokered by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., and discussed with President Donald Trump. Continue reading ? The post Read the draft of the bipartisan health care deal appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: White House says Trump contacts families of slain when authorized

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump has made as much contact as possible with families of slain military service members. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: White House says Trump contacts families of slain when authorized appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

All the sexual assault or harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, recapped

The allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein intensified this week, as more women came forward and gave on-the-record accounts of the Hollywood mogul making unwanted advances and forcing physical contact. Show More Summary

WATCH: NFL commissioner says players ‘should stand for the national anthem’

But the NFL reiterated its decision today to keep its standing policy of not requiring players to stand during the anthem. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: NFL commissioner says players ‘should stand for the national anthem’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health deal

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sent more perplexing signals Wednesday about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets, saying he backs lawmakers' efforts to strike that compromise but "can never support" federal bailouts for insurers. Show More Summary

Twitter chat: How the gun control debate mirrors larger issues of partisanship in America

SurveyMonkey found that no other issue -- not race, religion or gender -- so perfectly divided voters as gun control. Learn why in the next PBS NewsHour Twitter chat on Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Twitter chat: How the gun control debate mirrors larger issues of partisanship in America appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Tillerson: ‘Heartbreaking’ reports of suffering in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and he says those responsible — perhaps the country's military — will be held accountable. Continue reading ? The post Tillerson: ‘Heartbreaking’ reports of suffering in Myanmar appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: President Trump speaks about tax policy at the Heritage Foundation

President Donald Trump is expected to address tax reform in his speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. The president is scheduled to speak at 7:10 p.m. ET. Watch his remarks in the player above. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: President Trump speaks about tax policy at the Heritage Foundation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize for a genre-bending ghost story

Texas-born author George Saunders, known for his short story collections, is the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo." Continue reading ? The post George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize for a genre-bending ghost story appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bipartisan plan extends payments to health insurers that Trump blocked

Trump halted the insurers' payments last week, but has said he wants a bipartisan deal to continue them temporarily. Continue reading ? The post Bipartisan plan extends payments to health insurers that Trump blocked appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S.-backed Syrian forces recapture Raqqa from Islamic State group

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announced Tuesday that they had captured the city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants. Continue reading ? The post U.S.-backed Syrian forces recapture Raqqa from Islamic State group appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Trump and Greek prime minister hold joint press conference

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is welcoming Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the White House to address a range of economic and security issues — and perhaps make amends. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Trump and Greek prime minister hold joint press conference appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

San Antonio truck driver pleads guilty in fatal human smuggling case

A 61-year-old San Antonio man pleaded guilty to two federal charges in the human smuggling incident that led to the deaths of 10 undocumented immigrants this summer. Continue reading ? The post San Antonio truck driver pleads guilty in fatal human smuggling case appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job. Continue reading ? The post Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Man accused of killing Muslim teen indicted on capital murder charges

The Fairfax County Circuit Court indicted Darwin Martinez-Torres of Sterling, Virginia, on Monday on four counts of capital murder for killing Nabra Hassanen during her walk back to a Virginia mosque. Continue reading ? The post Man accused of killing Muslim teen indicted on capital murder charges appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. Continue reading ? The post Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How you can help California wildfire victims

Thousands of California residents face complete devastation as they return to what’s left of their properties. As fire containment levels increase and the enormous scope of the recovery efforts becomes clear, here’s how you can help. Continue reading ? The post How you can help California wildfire victims appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Donald Trump stands with Mitch McConnell for Rose Garden press briefing

Watch President Trump's remarks here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Donald Trump stands with Mitch McConnell for Rose Garden press briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump said he ‘understands’ Steve Bannon’s anger with Republicans in Congress

Trump says he has "great relations" with many senators, but says "they are not getting the job done." Continue reading ? The post Trump said he ‘understands’ Steve Bannon’s anger with Republicans in Congress appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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