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Cleveland agrees to pay $6 million over fatal shooting of Tamir Rice

The city of Cleveland agreed to pay $6 million, in two yearly installments, to settle a federal lawsuit over the November 2014 fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a police officer. Continue reading ? The post Cleveland agrees to pay $6 million over fatal shooting of Tamir Rice appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump bristles at Cruz-Kasich collaboration

BORDEN, Ind. -- Donald Trump says an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries is a desperate move by "mathematically dead" rivals. Continue reading ? The post Trump bristles at Cruz-Kasich collaboration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kasich says Cruz compact ‘not a big deal’

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is still urging people in Indiana to vote for him. That's the Republican presidential candidate's message about 13 hours after he announced an arrangement to give rival Ted Cruz "a clear path" in Indiana, which holds a primary election next week. Show More Summary

Obama announces deployment of up to 250 U.S. troops to Syria

HANNOVER, Germany -- President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment of up to 250 U.S. military personnel to Syria, mostly special operations forces, to assist local troops trying to dislodge Islamic State extremists. He called the move essential keeping up momentum against the group. Show More Summary

In West Baltimore, pharmacy deserts leave health care gaps

CVS rebuilt a store destroyed by protesters after Freddie Gray’s death last year, but a shortage of quality pharmacies means low-income residents still have unmet needs. Continue reading ? The post In West Baltimore, pharmacy deserts leave health care gaps appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

One year after Freddie Gray’s death, thousands leave Maryland prisons with risky health problems, no coverage

Maryland’s prisons and jails release thousands of inmates each year without helping them enroll in Medicaid, jeopardizing their health and putting communities at greater risk. Continue reading ? The post One year after Freddie Gray’s death, thousands leave Maryland prisons with risky health problems, no coverage appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cruz, Kasich campaigns align with goal of beating Trump

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The presidential campaigns of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday they are collaborating to deprive front-runner Donald Trump the delegates needed to win the Republican nomination. Continue reading ? The post Cruz, Kasich campaigns align with goal of beating Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Solar plane completes dangerous 3-day flight over the Pacific Ocean

The Solar Impulse-2 finished the most challenging leg of its around-the-world trip, which started in March 2015 in the United Arab Emirates, in an attempt to draw attention to clean-energy technology. Continue reading ? The post Solar plane completes dangerous 3-day flight over the Pacific Ocean appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What Muslim-Americans supporting Trump say about their candidate

Small numbers of Muslims find comfort, not concern, in Trump’s strong stance on immigrants. Continue reading ? The post What Muslim-Americans supporting Trump say about their candidate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

One year later, mourning the victims of Nepal’s devastating quake

One year after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake flattened sections of Nepal, hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday in the country's capital city of Kathmandu to pay homage to the nearly 9,000 people killed in the catastrophe. Continue reading ? The post One year later, mourning the victims of Nepal’s devastating quake appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump campaign trying to court GOP power players in Washington

Donald Trump, who bills himself the ultimate outsider, is pivoting increasingly to the power centers of official Washington as he tries to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. Continue reading ? The post Trump campaign trying to court GOP power players in Washington appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco prisons

San Francisco's Public Defender has assembled a team to help contest the bail of nearly every client in the system. Continue reading ? The post Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco prisons appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama delivers strong defense of international trade deals

President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the economies and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide. Continue reading ? The post Obama delivers strong defense of international trade deals appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Officials investigating why 126,000 voters were purged from NY rolls

Multiple investigations were launched and a top election official was suspended this week after tens of thousands of registered voters were found to be missing from the rolls during Tuesday’s Democratic primary in New York. Continue reading ? The post Officials investigating why 126,000 voters were purged from NY rolls appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Celebrations across the globe honor Shakespeare 400 years after his death

Four hundred years after his death, which occurred on this day in 1616, fans of William Shakespeare are finding myriad ways to be or not to be celebrating his life. Continue reading ? The post Celebrations across the globe honor Shakespeare 400 years after his death appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cruz’s position on student loans may hurt his appeal among young voters

In the Senate, Ted Cruz opposed letting millions of Americans reduce their student loan payments. Continue reading ? The post Cruz’s position on student loans may hurt his appeal among young voters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Railing against ‘rigged’ system may reinforce Trump appeal to base

Donald Trump keeps hammering away at Republican insiders even as campaign aides are gingerly courting those same officials. Continue reading ? The post Railing against ‘rigged’ system may reinforce Trump appeal to base appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why you don’t have to be nominated to become the GOP nominee

It turns out you don't have to be nominated to become the Republican presidential nominee. Continue reading ? The post Why you don’t have to be nominated to become the GOP nominee appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Georgia man kills five in shooting rampage

A Georgia gunman on a shooting rampage killed five people Friday night in two separate locations before taking his own life, with some of the victims believed to be members of his wife's family. Continue reading ? The post Georgia man kills five in shooting rampage appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How the delegate math may shake out after Tuesday’s vote

At stake Tuesday are 384 delegates in primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Continue reading ? The post How the delegate math may shake out after Tuesday’s vote appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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