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Melania Trump to UN: ‘Step up’ to protect children

NEW YORK — First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" to improve the lives of children. Continue reading ? The post Melania Trump to UN: ‘Step up’ to protect children appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of UN General Assembly debate

World leaders deliver speeches for a second day of the U.N. General Assembly general debate on Wednesday. You can watch them all here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of UN General Assembly debate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What’s in the new GOP health care bill, in one (simple) chart

How does this latest Republican health care bill compare with the previous GOP efforts? This chart provides a side-by-side comparison. Continue reading ? The post What’s in the new GOP health care bill, in one (simple) chart appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP Report: GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5 trillion plan on tax cuts

WASHINGTON — Top Republicans on a key Senate panel have reached a tentative agreement on a tax plan that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government’s $20 trillion debt over 10 years, according to congressional officials. Tennessee Sen. Bob … Continue reading ? The post AP Report: GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5 trillion plan on tax cuts appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Erdogan defends his actions after coup in PBS NewsHour interview

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the PBS NewsHour that it is wrong for the United States to deny the sale of guns to his guards in response to his crackdown on terrorist organizations. You can watch excerpts of the interview airing on Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Erdogan defends his actions after coup in PBS NewsHour interview appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Congress started September with a packed agenda. Here’s what it has (and hasn’t) done so far.

Congress entered September with a hefty to-do list. How are they doing? Continue reading ? The post Congress started September with a packed agenda. Here’s what it has (and hasn’t) done so far. appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

2 devastating earthquakes have hit Mexico in as many weeks. Here’s why.

A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, 11 days after a magnitude 8.1 quake struck nearby. Here's what we know. Continue reading ? The post 2 devastating earthquakes have hit Mexico in as many weeks. Here’s why. appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Twitter chat: Is online learning the future of college and grad school?

If you are considering an online bachelors or master's degree, have an experience you would like to share or want to find out more about the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning, we want to hear from you! Join in the conversation using #NewsHourChats this Thursday, Sept. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Sessions to speak about immigration

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to speak about immigration during an event with law enforcement in Portland. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Sessions to speak about immigration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

White Louisiana man charged with murder in separate killings of black men in Baton Rouge

Police said last week's killings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have also been linked to a third shooting, an attack on the home of a black family. Continue reading ? The post White Louisiana man charged with murder in separate killings of black men in Baton Rouge appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Senate leaders to speak about health care reform

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., are expected to speak about the latest GOP effort to reform the Affordable Care Act in Tuesday news conferences. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Senate leaders to speak about health care reform appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Senate panel delays meeting with Trump lawyer in Russia probe

Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement. Continue reading ? The post Senate panel delays meeting with Trump lawyer in Russia probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: At UN, Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy North Korea’

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: At UN, Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy North Korea’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Navy leaders to testify before Senate on collisions at sea

Navy leaders are on Capitol Hill this morning to face questions over several incidents at sea this summer, including two involving Navy ships in the Pacific. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Navy leaders to testify before Senate on collisions at sea appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

GOP says there’s momentum for their Obamacare repeal bill, but hurdles remain

Senate Republicans have less than two weeks to succeed and face a tough fight to win enough GOP support to reverse the summer's self-inflicted defeat on the party's high-priority issue. Continue reading ? The post GOP says there’s momentum for their Obamacare repeal bill, but hurdles remain appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers his first address to the U.N. General Assembly

World leaders will begin addressing the assembly at 9 a.m. ET. Mr. Trump is expected to address the U.N. around 10:30 a.m. ET. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers his first address to the U.N. General Assembly appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Senate passes bill to pump $700 billion into military

WASHINGTON — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq … Continue reading ? The post Senate passes bill to pump $700 billion into military appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

After violence at embassy, U.S. withdraws proposal to let Turkish security guards buy guns

The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said Monday, following violence against protesters during Erdogan's visit to Washington this spring. Show More Summary

What’s happening in St. Louis?

As protests continue for a fourth day, here's a look at the original case and how Stockley's role in Smith's death has affected racial tensions in St. Louis today. Continue reading ? The post What’s happening in St. Louis? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

LISTEN LIVE: White House addresses U.N. summit in news briefing

Brian Hook, Director of Policy Planning, State Department, will give an off camera press briefing at 5 p.m. Listen live here. Continue reading ? The post LISTEN LIVE: White House addresses U.N. summit in news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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