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House votes to delay Obama-era smog reductions

The measure delays by eight more years the implementation of 2015 air pollution standards issued by the Environmental Protection Agency under Obama. Continue reading ? The post House votes to delay Obama-era smog reductions appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

When did wolves become dogs? New research throws a bone into the debate

Dog domestication wasn't too rough. A new population genetics study from Stony Brook University argues wolves were tamed just once, 40,000 years ago. Continue reading ? The post When did wolves become dogs? New research throws a bone into the debate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What’s next for the GOP health care bills?

Here's some clarity about the current state of health care reform. Continue reading ? The post What’s next for the GOP health care bills? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Manafort cleared to testify in Russia probe

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday that special counsel Bob Muller approved testimony of Manafort and Donald Trump Jr. Continue reading ? The post Manafort cleared to testify in Russia probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour...

Russian developer’s staffer also at Trump Tower meeting, lawyer says

A representative of the Russian developer who once partnered with President Trump was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting arranged by Donald Trump Jr. Continue reading ? The post Russian developer’s staffer also at Trump Tower meeting, lawyer says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The FBI’s role in national security keeps expanding. Here’s why

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been reoriented toward counterterrorism in recent years, but continues to face charges of overreach. Continue reading ? The post The FBI’s role in national security keeps expanding. Here’s why appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How noise pollution from humans is wreaking havoc on U.S. wildlife

Human-caused noise has consequences for wildlife, entire ecosystems and people. It reduces the ability to hear natural sounds, which can mean the difference between life and death for many animals. Continue reading ? The post How noise pollution from humans is wreaking havoc on U.S. wildlife appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Trump says ‘let Obamacare fail,’ he won’t ‘own it’

President Donald Trump says he is deeply "disappointed" by the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite former President Barack Obama's health care law. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Trump says ‘let Obamacare fail,’ he won’t ‘own it’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Vice President Pence says Congress needs to ‘step up’ on health care

Vice President Mike Pence says Congress needs to "step up" and "do their job" in the aftermath of the Republican health care plan's failure to win consensus in the Senate. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Vice President Pence says Congress needs to ‘step up’ on health care appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

House GOP budget plan calls for major cuts to benefits, paving way for tax overhaul bill

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump. Continue reading ? The post House GOP budget plan calls for major cuts to benefits, paving way for tax overhaul bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

President Trump blasts Democrats, ‘a few Republicans’ over health bill

"We will return," the president declared in an early morning tweet. Continue reading ? The post President Trump blasts Democrats, ‘a few Republicans’ over health bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

McConnell says he’ll push for a clean repeal bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying a new health care strategy after the "repeal and replace" measure failed. McConnell says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. Continue reading ? The post McConnell says he’ll push for a clean repeal bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The health care bill collapses, leaving a divided GOP at crossroads

With the implosion of the GOP health care bill, a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable years-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law. Continue reading ? The post The health care bill collapses, leaving a divided GOP at crossroads appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Two GOP senators say they won’t support current version of health bill

Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah say they will oppose the Republican health care bill, dealing a blow to GOP leaders' hopes of repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's legislation. Continue reading ? The post Two GOP senators say they won’t support current version of health bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Who are the lawyers defending Trump and his aides in the Russia investigations?

The interests of thee lawyers — and their clients — don't always align, adding a new layer of drama and suspicion in a White House already rife with internal rivalries. Continue reading ? The post Who are the lawyers defending Trump and his aides in the Russia investigations? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Justice Department to make it easier for police to seize property from crime suspects

The practice has been criticized because it allows law enforcement to take possessions — such as cars and money — without indictments or evidence a crime has been committed. Continue reading ? The post Justice Department to make it easier for police to seize property from crime suspects appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump wants new NAFTA deal to cut trade deficit with Mexico

The new NAFTA objectives, a requirement to begin talks on updating the agreement in the next 30 days, contain the first specifics for a Trump administration that has made bold promises on trade. Continue reading ? The post Trump wants new NAFTA deal to cut trade deficit with Mexico appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Judge finds pro-life activist in contempt of court over Planned Parenthood videos

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick said David Daleiden, a leader of the Center for Medical Progress, had violated the judge's injunction against releasing additional videos. Continue reading ? The post Judge finds pro-life activist in contempt of court over Planned Parenthood videos appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Texas grand jury indicts former police officer in shooting death of Jordan Edwards

Body camera footage released after the shooting prompted local law enforcement to change its story about the series of events that led to Edwards' death. Continue reading ? The post Texas grand jury indicts former police officer in shooting death of Jordan Edwards appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

As U.S.-Russia talks resume, Moscow demands return of seized compounds

Undersecretary of State Tom Shannon and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov were meeting on Monday. U.S. officials downplayed chances for a breakthrough. Continue reading ? The post As U.S.-Russia talks resume, Moscow demands return of seized compounds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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