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The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old student from Irving, Texas, who was arrested after his homemade clock was mistaken for a hoax bomb, is demanding $15 million in damages and written apologies from two of the city’s leaders. Continue reading ? The post Family of student arrested for homemade clock seeks $15M in damages, apologies appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria. Show More Summary
November’s wave of deadly terror attacks — including major incidents in Beirut, Paris, Nigeria and Mali — represented a new stage in the evolution of the Islamic State terrorist group, which many experts previously insisted was mostly focused on establishing … Continue reading ? The post 4 surprising facts from the 2015 Global Terrorism Index appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
This week, millions of Americans will travel by airplane to spend Thanksgiving with their loved ones, and those flights come with a major consequence: air pollution. Global passenger air travel accounts for 2.5 percent of fuel combustion-related carbon dioxide emissions. Show More Summary
The U.S. military said Monday it destroyed 283 tanker trucks used by the militants to transport oil from producing fields in eastern Syria to smuggling points. Continue reading ? The post U.S. steps up attacks on Islamic State oil trucks in Syria appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A new study finds a successful diet hinges less on what you eat and more on who you are. Continue reading ? The post For some people’s diets, ice cream is… a good thing? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been held in an Iranian prison for 16 months, was sentenced for an unspecified prison term on Sunday. Continue reading ? The post Iran confirms sentencing of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
When authorities asked the residents not to tweet details about the #BrusselsLockdown in case it would tip off the enemy, people began tweeting cat photos instead. Continue reading ? The post Belgians on lockdown tweet kitten photos: see our 9 picks of the litter appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Journalists who find themselves covering a tragic story as it unfolds often hear a nagging voice in their heads: What am I doing that’s different? Am I telling my audience anything they don’t already know? Are my questions, is my intrusiveness,...Show More Summary
Ted Cruz is trying to position himself as an electable conservative alternative to Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Continue reading ? The post Cruz moderates tone, hoping to boost electability appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
As the United States has turned its attention to defeating the Islamic State group, it has softened its stance on the Syrian leader Continue reading ? The post Despite calls for ouster, Assad’s presidency likely to outlast Obama’s appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Republican Donald Trump on Sunday refused to rule out an independent bid for president in 2016, and he dug in on creating a database to track Muslims in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post Trump will not rule out independent run in 2016 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Barack Obama said Sunday the Islamic State group "cannot strike a mortal blow" against the U.S., and he warned that overreacting to the Paris attacks would play into extremists' hands Continue reading ? The post Obama: ISIS ‘cannot strike a mortal blow’ against U.S. appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments. Continue reading ? The post Fact checking the presidential candidates on climate science appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Donald Trump says he wants a database, watch lists and unspecified other "checks and balances" to track Muslims in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post Trump and Carson repeat calls to spy on U.S. Muslims appeared first on PBS NewsH...
Police in France are asking the public for help in identifying a man they say was involved in the Nov. 13 assault on the national stadium in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. Continue reading ? The post French police ask for help identifying third stadium bomber appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program. The reason: rising drug costs have overtaken a long stretch of stable premiums Continue reading ? The post Experts predict sharp premium increases for Medicare drug plan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Democrats in Louisiana rejoiced as they reclaimed the governor's mansion for the first time in eight years, while the state's GOP leader insisted "our Republican brand is strong" even amid the defeat of a one-time political powerhouse, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter. Continue reading ? The post Democrat Edwards wins Louisiana governor’s race appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
With three months remaining before primary votes are cast, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to dominate the Republican race in New Hampshire. Continue reading ? The post New poll shows Trump far ahead among New Hampshire GOP voters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he is still waiting to see evidence of racial bias by police forces in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post Ben Carson questions claims of racial bias by police appeared first on PBS NewsHour.