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An apparent U.S. airstrike wreaked havoc in the embattled Afghan city of Kunduz early Saturday, killing at least 19 civilians and seriously wounding dozens of others at a hospital run by the medical nonprofit Doctors Without Borders. Continue reading ? The post Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and other Republicans declared their opposition to stiffer gun laws Friday in the aftermath of the Oregon college mass shooting. Continue reading ? The post GOP hopefuls reiterate opposition to stiffer gun laws appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Aircrews resumed the search early Saturday for an American cargo ship, the El Faro, which was missing near Crooked Island in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Continue reading ? The post Search resumes for American ship with 33 crew missing in Hurricane Joaquin appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
House Republican turmoil is boiling over as leadership elections approach, with dissatisfied lawmakers casting about for new choices and a surprise longshot challenger emerging in the speaker's race. Continue reading ? The post GOP divided over House speaker race appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
No matter how you define a mass shooting, one thing is clear: data suggests this brand of violence has grown worse in the United States. Continue reading ? The post More than one mass shooting happens per day in the U.S., data shows appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
President Barack Obama says he won't sign another temporary government funding bill after the current one expires on Dec. 11. Continue reading ? The post Obama says he won’t sign any temporary funding bills appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Pentagon is grappling with whether the U.S. should use military force to protect U.S. trained and equipped Syrian rebels now that they may be the targets of Russian airstrikes. Continue reading ? The post Pentagon considers protecting Syrian rebels from Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Vatican on Friday said Pope Francis’ “only real audience” while visiting Washington, D.C. was a former student and his family. Turns out, that audience was a gay couple. Continue reading ? The post Pope Francis personally arranged meeting with gay couple appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The clerk's office in North Pole, Alaska, announced Thursday that a man whose legal name is Santa Claus launched a write-in campaign for City Council, according to the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer. Continue reading ? The post Santa Claus runs for office in North Pole, Alaska appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated with Jihadists," who seek to harm America. Continue reading ? The post Carson says Jihadists will try to enter US with Syrian refugees appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Thirty-year-old Chris Mintz, an Army veteran and student at Oregon’s Umqua Community College, was shot seven times on Thursday while trying to save his peers from a gunman’s rampage. Continue reading ? The post Army veteran shot 7 times while trying to help Umqua Community College students appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down in December after 7 years in the Obama administration. Continue reading ? The post Education Secretary Arne Duncan to step down in December appeared first on PBS NewsHour...
The Vatican issued a statement Friday that said Pope Francis' Sept. 24 meeting with Kim Davis in Washington, D.C., was not a direct endorsement of her views. Continue reading ? The post Pope’s meeting with Kim Davis was not a ‘form of support’ of her views, Vatican says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The week started with an unusual celestial event and ended with airstrikes in Syria. In between were speeches from world leaders gathered at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Take our five-minute quiz on these events and more. Continue reading ? The post Quiz: Taliban takeover to lunar eclipse, test your world news know-how appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
At least nine people were shot dead and 20 others wounded when a gunman opened fire during a public speaking class at Umpqua Community College in a rural Oregon town Thursday morning. The shooter, who was identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer, died after a shootout with police. Show More Summary
The plane crashed at Jalalabad Airport in eastern Afghanistan at about midnight local time. Continue reading ? The post Military transport plane crashes in Afghanistan killing 12, including 5 service members appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Obama, with some anger in his voice, said the nation has become numb to such shootings and the response has become routine. He called for changes in the nation's gun laws, though it's unclear at this stage whether the changes often proposed...Show More Summary
An active shooter was reportedly on campus at a community college in southwest Oregon Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Emergency officials report shooting on Oregon college campus appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Obama administration has set a new national ozone standard, tightening limits on the smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. Continue reading ? The post Obama administration sets new national ozone standard appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON — Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to trick Hillary Rodham Clinton into infecting her computer systems while she was secretary of state, newly released emails show. It was unclear whether she was fooled into clicking on any attachments to expose her account. Show More Summary