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Once an unlikely candidate, Iowa’s governor embraces new job

Republican Kim Reynolds insists she never saw herself running for office, much less serving as governor. Continue reading ? The post Once an unlikely candidate, Iowa’s governor embraces new job appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP Report: Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia. Continue reading ? The post AP Report: Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system

In New York's state senate, nearly all 63 members take home stipends nicknamed "lulus" that add between $9,000 and $34,000 to their wages. Continue reading ? The post New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Army vet, college graduate killed after racist rants are hailed as heroes in Portland

An army veteran and recent college graduate were fatally stabbed Friday in Portland, Oregon, as they defended two women against a white supremacist's anti-Muslim tirades. Continue reading ? The post Army vet, college graduate killed after racist rants are hailed as heroes in Portland appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Dems try to enlist military vets in fight for House majority

Democrats hope to enlist military veterans in another type of fight — for majority control of the House. Continue reading ? The post Dems try to enlist military vets in fight for House majority appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Eight people dead in Mississippi shootings

Police have taken a suspect into custody after eight people were killed in shootings at three homes in Lincoln County, Mississippi, on Saturday night, according to police. Continue reading ? The post Eight people dead in Mississippi shootings appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died at 85. Continue reading ? The post Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gregg Allman, who expanded the definition of rock, dies at 69

Gregg Allman co-founded the legendary rock 'n roll group the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 along with his brother older Duane, becoming the architects of Southern rock. Continue reading ? The post Gregg Allman, who expanded the definition of rock, dies at 69 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters

Italian police have used tear gas against anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters after the Group of Seven summit in Sicily. Continue reading ? The post Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

British Airways cancels all flights out of London after computer system failure

Thousands of airline passengers were stranded due to a British Airways computer outage that left the airline's fleet grounded on runways. Continue reading ? The post British Airways cancels all flights out of London after computer system failure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump calls first trip abroad ‘home run’ as challenges await

"I think we hit a home run no matter where we are," President Donald Trump said after a grueling, five-stop sprint on his first trip abroad. Continue reading ? The post Trump calls first trip abroad ‘home run’ as challenges await appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP Report: Reports swirling about Kushner and Russia probe

Jared Kushner reportedly proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team, according to a report by The Washington Post. Continue reading ? The post AP Report: Reports swirling about Kushner and Russia probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Column: Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women around the world

Menstruation is a pronounced burden for women in low-income countries and those who are displaced. Continue reading ? The post Column: Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women around the world appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the United States, Zbigniew Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of U.S. policymakers. Continue reading ? The post Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump says he’ll decide on Paris climate deal next week

President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week. Continue reading ? The post Trump says he’ll decide on Paris climate deal next week appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump administration seeks to slash EPA science office

The EPA's Office of Research and Development has been at the front lines of virtually every environmental crisis. The Trump administration wants to cut its funding in half. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration seeks to slash EPA science office appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft, says Pentagon

Two Chinese aircraft conducted an unprofessional intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the second time in about a week that the U.S. has complained about unsafe Chinese operations in the region. Show More Summary

Analysis: 3 factors that helped decide the wild card Montana election

On the eve of Montana's special election, GOP candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter. He was elected the next day. Lee Banville of The Conversation explains why. Continue reading ? The post Analysis: 3 factors that helped decide the wild card Montana election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

As elderly population swells, some doctors see benefits of palliative care in the ER

Emergency room physicians are struggling with how to deal with elderly patients with life-limiting conditions in an environment where most clinicians default to lifesaving techniques. Continue reading ? The post As elderly population swells, some doctors see benefits of palliative care in the ER appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind

Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. Continue reading ? The post U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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