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Archived Since:February 11, 2011

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Top male actors make twice as much as female colleagues

A pay gap persists between top-earning male and female actors, according to a new measurement by Forbes. Continue reading ? The post Top male actors make twice as much as female colleagues appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

Donald Trump won the GOP primaries on the strength of an aggressive immigration policy, but is now using a softer tone. Continue reading ? The post Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Mylan may have violated antitrust law in its EpiPen sales to schools

Mylan’s “EpiPen4Schools” program, begun in August 2012, offers free or discounted EpiPens to schools. Continue reading ? The post Mylan may have violated antitrust law in its EpiPen sales to schools appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria. Continue reading ? The post U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How well do you know the world: Peace deals and the ‘worst zoo’

This week, Colombia finalized a peace deal, an earthquake leveled villages in Italy, and something notable happened at the world’s “worst zoo.” Take our quiz about this and more. Continue reading ? The post How well do you know the world: Peace deals and the ‘worst zoo’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Swimming with Hawaii’s dolphins may be banned under a federal proposal

Contact with dolphins is a huge draw for the tourism industry in Hawaii. These rules would impact tour group practices, such as approaching the animals by boat and snorkeling with them. Continue reading ? The post Swimming with Hawaii’s dolphins may be banned under a federal proposal appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Twitter Chat: Why are Syrian doctors being targeted by airstrikes?

Syrian doctors are being hit in the places that should be safest: their hospitals. Join PBS NewsHour for a Twitter chat at 1 pm EDT on Friday. Continue reading ? The post Twitter Chat: Why are Syrian doctors being targeted by airstrikes? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Clinton seeks to attach Trump to so-called ‘alt-right’ movement

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America." Continue reading ? The post Clinton seeks to attach Trump to so-called ‘alt-right’ movement appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts

PARIS — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe. Continue reading ? The post French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Colombia, FARC rebels agree on terms of truce

After years of talks and a 52-year civil war, the Colombian government and FARC rebel group announced they have reached agreement on all terms of a peace deal. Continue reading ? The post Colombia, FARC rebels agree on terms of truce appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Where do the presidential candidates stand on trade?

An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on trade. Continue reading ? The post Where do the presidential candidates stand on trade? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Tribe will have to wait on Dakota Access Pipeline fate

At least 300 people opposed to a controversial oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota waited anxiously outside a D.C. federal courthouse this afternoon for a decision on whether or not the project can to continue. And now they’ll have to wait just a little longer. Show More Summary

Many of this year’s high school grads may not be college-ready, test scores suggest

The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work. Continue reading ? The post Many of this year’s high school grads may not be college-ready, test scores suggest appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

As Trump attemps minority outreach, many blacks remain unconvinced

Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities. Continue reading ? The post As Trump attemps minority outreach, many blacks remain unconvinced appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

This Earth-like planet orbits the Sun’s nearest neighbor every 11 days

Astronomers find an exoplanet that could be habitable—and it’s as close to us as it could possibly be. Continue reading ? The post This Earth-like planet orbits the Sun’s nearest neighbor every 11 days appeared first on PBS NewsHour...

Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities’ support

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else. Continue reading ? The post Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities’ support appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

2 days after cash delivery, U.S. paid $1.3 billion to Iran

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 million in cash to fly to Tehran. Continue reading ? The post 2 days after cash delivery, U.S. paid $1.3 billion to Iran appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Comparing Trump’s evolving immigration plan to Clinton, Obama

If this week's string of vague and contradictory statements by Donald Trump and his team is revealing anything, it's that his immigration policy is still evolving. Continue reading ? The post Comparing Trump’s evolving immigration plan to Clinton, Obama appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Meet the Dolphin species that was hidden in Smithsonian’s fossil room

A new species of dolphin has spent the last 65 years hiding at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Continue reading ? The post Meet the Dolphin species that was hidden in Smithsonian’s fossil room appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Photos: Rescuers free survivors after earthquake in Italy

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, destroying parts of popular vacation spots in the mountainous zone. Continue reading ? The post Photos: Rescuers free survivors after earthquake in Italy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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