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Mourners of slain government critic fill Cambodia’s streets

Tens of thousands of Cambodians filled the streets of Phnom Penh Sunday for a funeral procession of a well-known government critic who was gunned down earlier this month. Kem Ley, a Cambodian political commentator and activist, was shot to death … Continue reading ? The post Mourners of slain government critic fill Cambodia’s streets appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down at end of party’s convention

Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention. Continue reading ? The post Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down at end of party’s convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Airstrikes hit five medical facilities in Aleppo

Syrian government airstrikes hit five medical clinics in the country’s Aleppo Governorate in raids that began Saturday night. Continue reading ? The post Airstrikes hit five medical facilities in Aleppo appeared first on PBS NewsHou...

Montana’s ‘pain refugees’ leave the state to get prescribed opioids

On a recent night, three Montana residents, who call themselves pain refugees, boarded an airplane from Missoula to Los Angeles. Continue reading ? The post Montana’s ‘pain refugees’ leave the state to get prescribed opioids appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Olympic committee will not ban all Russian athletes after doping scandal

The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ruled it will not ban all Russian athletes from next month's competition in Rio following a doping scandal that already has caused the country's track and field team to be disqualified. Officials...Show More Summary

This couple teaches laid-off coal miners in PA how to code

Amanda Laucher and Jonathan Graham drive about 500 miles from Chicago every weekend to teach members of a Pennsylvania community how to code. Continue reading ? The post This couple teaches laid-off coal miners in PA how to code appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention

Bitterness and frustration among the more progressive wing came after some 19,000 emails were published on the website Wikileaks that suggested the Democratic National Committee played favorites during the primary. Continue reading ? The post Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

More than 150 people killed in China floods

The flooding, triggered by a round of heavy rain in northern China since July 19, began early this week, catching many residents off-guard. Continue reading ? The post More than 150 people killed in China floods appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kaine’s liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns

Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. Continue reading ? The post Kaine’s liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Munich shooter was ‘sole perpetrator’ who fixated on massacres

A gunman killed nine people and injured 27 more in a shooting massacre near a mall in Munich on Friday. Continue reading ? The post Munich shooter was ‘sole perpetrator’ who fixated on massacres appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Dozens dead after suicide bombers target Afghan minority group

A suicide bomber on Saturday killed at least 80 people and injured more than 200 during a protest held by the members of the Shiite Hazara minority group. Continue reading ? The post Dozens dead after suicide bombers target Afghan minority group appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention. Continue reading ? The post Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Russian priest finishes record-breaking hot air balloon flight

Breaking the record for the shortest trip around the world in a hot air balloon, 64-year-old Russian explorer Fedor Konyukhov finished his 11-day journey in Western Australia on Saturday morning. Continue reading ? The post Russian priest finishes record-breaking hot air balloon flight appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Tim Kaine pick puts spotlight on preventative care

In picking Kaine as her vice presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton is putting the spotlight on an issue that many in the medical field believe gets short shrift: preventive health care. Continue reading ? The post Tim Kaine pick puts spotlight on preventative care appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

Philadelphia's political image has been tarnished by recent political corruption cases that have implicated many Democrats across Pennsylvania. Continue reading ? The post Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Competitive Pennsylvania race could hinge on suburban Philadelphia

The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits. Continue reading ? The post Competitive Pennsylvania race could hinge on suburban Philadelphia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bring the Kaine, Clinton picks Virginia senator as running mate

Sen. Tim Kaine will join Hillary Clinton on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president. Continue reading ? The post Bring the Kaine, Clinton picks Virginia senator as running mate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Black pain gone viral: racism, graphic videos can create PTSD-like trauma

Research shows exposure to graphic killings and racism online can have long-term, psychological effects mirroring PTSD. Continue reading ? The post Black pain gone viral: racism, graphic videos can create PTSD-like trauma appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Vesuvius-scale volcano begins stirring near Rome

A volcano near Rome is waking from a long slumber, according to a new study. Continue reading ? The post Vesuvius-scale volcano begins stirring near Rome appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Three charged in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme

“This is the largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,” said Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General the department’s criminal division, in a statement issued Friday. Continue reading ? The post Three charged in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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