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Survivors of Boston bombing meet with Orlando victims still hospitalized

Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing on Saturday met with victims of the Orlando shooting who are still hospitalized two weeks after a gunmen killed 49 people inside Pulse nightclub. Continue reading ? The post Survivors of Boston bombing meet with Orlando victims still hospitalized appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What do the Brexit ‘leave’ voters and Trump supporters have in common?

At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalized world, the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the U.S. Show More Summary

Study finds difficulty tracing dark money in political ads

It's getting harder to know who is funding political advertising at the state level as more money becomes anonymous or is filtered from one political action committee to another, a new study finds. Continue reading ? The post Study finds difficulty tracing dark money in political ads appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kerry urges Britain, EU to cooperate, handle Brexit divorce responsibly

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Britain and the European Union to manage their divorce responsibly for the sake of global markets and citizens, a day before he was to become the first senior American official to visit London and Brussels since the United Kingdom's historic referendum. Show More Summary

Bill Cunningham, whose photographs epitomized street style, dies at 87

Bill Cunningham, a photographer with The New York Times who was beloved for capturing iconic street style in his fashion photographs, died Saturday at 87. Continue reading ? The post Bill Cunningham, whose photographs epitomized street style, dies at 87 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Business promotion and politics par for Trump’s Scotland golf tour

Donald Trump moved from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course Saturday, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are among "the great sights of the world." Continue reading ? The post Business promotion and politics par for Trump’s Scotland golf tour appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

At least 23 dead in West Virginia floods

Three more bodies were found Friday night in floods that have devastated parts of West Virginia, with at least 23 people dead. Continue reading ? The post At least 23 dead in West Virginia floods appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

8 things you didn’t know about the European Union

The island nation of the United Kingdom, comprised of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, voted 43 years after its entry to leave the European Union. Here are eight things you might not have known about the union. Continue reading ? The post 8 things you didn’t know about the European Union appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

EU members urge Britain to make quick departure following Brexit vote

European Union officials are urging the United Kingdom to make a quick split after voters chose a referendum on Thursday to leave the 28-country bloc. Continue reading ? The post EU members urge Britain to make quick departure following Brexit vote appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Militants detonate explosives, take guests hostage at Mogadishu hotel

An unknown number of people are being held hostage Saturday after gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Continue reading ? The post Militants detonate explosives, take guests hostage at Mogadishu hotel appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Native Americans turn to ballot box for empowerment

Native American activists are increasingly turning their focus inward, working to persuade their fellow tribal members to seize the ballot box as a weapon against oppression. Continue reading ? The post Native Americans turn to ballot box for empowerment appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

They’re simple and cheap. But do tourniquets save lives after mass shootings?

The Orlando shooting has renewed attention to the tourniquet as a simple, cheap solution to save lives in civilian mass shootings. Continue reading ? The post They’re simple and cheap. But do tourniquets save lives after mass shootings? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why the Brexit vote may not predict the U.S. presidential election

A look at some of the essential differences, and important similarities, between Brexit and the U.S. presidential election. Continue reading ? The post Why the Brexit vote may not predict the U.S. presidential election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Naked lizard proves hair, scales and feathers descend from single reptilian ancestor, study says

A decades-long scientific debate is finally resolved, thanks to a scaleless mutant lizard. Continue reading ? The post Naked lizard proves hair, scales and feathers descend from single reptilian ancestor, study says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

After Orlando shooting, gun-rights’ grip on Congress slightly weakens

How has the Orlando shooting slaughter affected the politics of gun control in Congress? A bipartisan House measure barring firearms sales to some suspected terrorists nicely captures the mix of new and familiar forces in play. Continue reading ? The post After Orlando shooting, gun-rights’ grip on Congress slightly weakens appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Stonewall Inn officially becomes first national monument for gay rights

President Barack Obama is designating New York's Stonewall Inn as a national monument — the first to honor gay rights. Continue reading ? The post Stonewall Inn officially becomes first national monument for gay rights appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gigantic, floating screen sets course to sift plastic from oceans

If the prototype is successful, a full-scale 100-kilometer-long barrier will be strung out in the Pacific Ocean to collect some 68 million kilograms of floating plastic and trash. Continue reading ? The post Gigantic, floating screen sets course to sift plastic from oceans appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

New CDC data exposes scope of Flint water crisis, lead exposure

Flint children consuming city water were nearly 50 percent more likely to test for a blood lead level considered high after Flint switched water sources in 2014, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading ? The post New CDC data exposes scope of Flint water crisis, lead exposure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ralph Stanley, man of constant sorrow and bluegrass legend, dies at 89

Bluegrass hall of famer Ralph Stanley died Thursday night after a long bout with skin cancer, his grandson confirmed. He was 89. Continue reading ? The post Ralph Stanley, man of constant sorrow and bluegrass legend, dies at 89 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama respects brexit decision, says American relationship with Britain will endure

The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain "indispensable partners of the United States," President Barack Obama said in a statement. Continue reading ? The post Obama respects brexit decision, says American relationship with Britain will endure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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