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Thousands share stories of sexual abuse with #MeToo after Weinstein allegations

Women shared stories of how they’ve been the targets of such abuse after actor Alyssa Milano posted a message of solidarity on Sunday, urging victims to reply “me too” to her original tweet. Continue reading ? The post Thousands share stories of sexual abuse with #MeToo after Weinstein allegations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: White House may address Trump’s attacks on Congress, Iran and tax reform

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to begin speaking around 1:30 p.m. ET. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: White House may address Trump’s attacks on Congress, Iran and tax reform appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Joe Manchin demands White House withdraw drug czar nominee Tom Marino

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Continue reading ? The post Joe Manchin demands White House withdraw drug czar nominee Tom Marino appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Supreme Court to intervene over privacy of Trump administration, emails and Microsoft servers

The case highlights the difficulty that judges face in trying to square decades-old laws with new technological developments. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court to intervene over privacy of Trump administration, emails and Microsoft servers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Neutron star collision offers new source of gravitational waves

Astronomers have discovered a collision of neutron stars that released both a stream of gravitational waves and a flash of light, backing one of Einstein's theories. Continue reading ? The post Neutron star collision offers new source of gravitational waves appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump attacks Democrats on Twitter over his tax overhaul plan

After a year with no major legislative accomplishments, Trump is hoping to pass a major tax overhaul plan, which includes a proposal to cut the 35 percent corporate tax rate to 20 percent. Continue reading ? The post Trump attacks Democrats on Twitter over his tax overhaul plan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

These 19 states are cracking down on fake service dogs

The American Humane Association, which promotes the welfare and safety of animals, says there are 20,000 service dogs working in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post These 19 states are cracking down on fake service dogs appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Thad Cochran absent from Congress due to illness

The GOP veteran from Mississippi, 79, has been absent from Washington for a month. Continue reading ? The post Thad Cochran absent from Congress due to illness appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Birth control loophole opens for employers under new federal regulation

The regulation creates a new exemption from the requirement that most employers offer contraceptive coverage. This one is for “non-religious organizations with sincerely held moral convictions inconsistent with providing coverage for...Show More Summary

Rex Tillerson says continue diplomacy with North Korea ‘until first bomb drops’

That statement comes despite President Donald Trump's tweets a couple of weeks ago that his chief envoy was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with "Little Rocket Man," a mocking nickname Trump has given the nuclear-armed nation's leader, Kim Jong Un. Show More Summary

Leader of California Senate to challenge U.S. Sen. Feinstein

Democrat Kevin de Leon, leader of the California Senate, said Sunday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year's election. Continue reading ? The post Leader of California Senate to challenge U.S. Sen. Feinstein appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums. Continue reading ? The post Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Amid crises, tensions between Trump, Tillerson persist

The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday. Continue reading ? The post Amid crises, tensions between Trump, Tillerson persist appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Hundreds dead after massive truck bomb strikes Mogadishu

At least 231 people were killed and hundreds more wounded after a massive truck bomb on Saturday struck Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu. Continue reading ? The post Hundreds dead after massive truck bomb strikes Mogadishu appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Tillerson: North Korea diplomacy continues until 1st ‘bomb drops’

Mixed messaging from Washington has raised concerns about the potential for miscalculation amid the increasingly bellicose exchange of words by Trump and Kim. Continue reading ? The post Tillerson: North Korea diplomacy continues until 1st ‘bomb drops’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

We may soon have our first $1 million drug. Who will pay for it? And how?

As the first gene therapies approach the market, drug makers, insurers, and patients are debating complex questions about cost, value, and payment plans. Continue reading ? The post We may soon have our first $1 million drug. Who will pay for it? And how? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Can you be hacked by the world around you?

The day is coming when intrusions can happen through normal communications with or sensing performed by a computer or smartphone. Continue reading ? The post Can you be hacked by the world around you? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Harvey Weinstein expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 54-member board voted overwhelmingly to “immediately expel” bigtime Oscar player Harvey Weinstein from the governing body of the Academy Awards. Continue reading ? The post Harvey Weinstein expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Global finance leaders warn against complacency

The 189-nation International Monetary Fund wrapped up its fall meetings with a communique warning "there is no room for complacency" as nations confront new challenges to global growth from a range of threats. Continue reading ? The post Global finance leaders warn against complacency appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving on sexual harassment

Many sexual harassment cases are never reported, Hill and others note, which makes it difficult to gauge the scope of the problem. Continue reading ? The post Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving on sexual harassment appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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