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Trump administration ushers in changes to Obama health law

The moves announced separately by the Health and Human Services Department and the IRS don't amount to sweeping changes to the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration ushers in changes to Obama health law appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Trump and Netanyahu hold joint news conference

The Trump administration is going back and forth over whether its vision for Middle East peace includes a Palestinian state. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Trump and Netanyahu hold joint news conference appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How will Native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?

On Feb. 8 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued an easement allowing the installation of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. That decision followed a presidential memorandum indicating that...Show More Summary

Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told NATO allies that they must start increasing defense spending by year-end or the Trump administration will "moderate its commitment" to them. Continue reading ? The post Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Doctors bill Medicare for end-of-life advice as ‘death panel’ fears reemerge

Federal program paid $16 million in first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days. Continue reading ? The post Doctors bill Medicare for end-of-life advice as ‘death panel’ fears reemerge appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Officials: CIA chief meets Palestinian leader in West Bank

Two senior Palestinian officials say CIA chief Mike Pompeo secretly held talks in the West Bank with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Continue reading ? The post Officials: CIA chief meets Palestinian leader in West Bank appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Parents of transgender students appeal to Trump on bathrooms

Hundreds of parents across the country have called on President Donald Trump to embrace Obama-era protections for transgender students. Continue reading ? The post Parents of transgender students appeal to Trump on bathrooms appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Flynn exit creates vacuum that Trump’s pragmatists may fill

The dramatic departure of President Donald Trump's hard-hitting national security adviser creates a vacuum of power and raises a key question: Will the pragmatists in the administration now gain clout? Continue reading ? The post Flynn exit creates vacuum that Trump’s pragmatists may fill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Yellen: Expect Fed to resume raising rates in coming months

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pointed Tuesday to a solid U.S. job market and economy and said the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates in the next few months. Continue reading ? The post Yellen: Expect Fed to resume raising rates in coming months appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Senate wants to block rule on guns and mentally ill

The Republican-led Senate is trying to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a gun. Continue reading ? The post Senate wants to block rule on guns and mentally ill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Spicer may address Flynn’s resignation in White House briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will hold a news conference at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Spicer may address Flynn’s resignation in White House briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Secret Service director retiring, lead agency amid turmoil

Clancy took over on an interim basis in late 2014 and was appointed director by former President Barack Obama in early 2015. Continue reading ? The post Secret Service director retiring, lead agency amid turmoil appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Malaysia official: N.Korea leader’s brother slain at airport

Kim Jong Nam told medical workers before he died enroute to a hospital that he had been attacked with a chemical spray, according to a Malaysian official. Continue reading ? The post Malaysia official: N.Korea leader’s brother slain at airport appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results

Elections officials began a purge in 2014 and 2015 that eliminated more than 200,000 supposedly invalid registrations. In 2016, they ran into problems. Continue reading ? The post Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn’s resignation

It's a sign that Russia is already looking ahead to talks with the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to improve the two nations' strained ties. Continue reading ? The post Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn’s resignation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

5 important stories you don’t need a Mar-a-Lago membership to read about

A look at some of the stories buried between President Trump's game of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and former President Obama's island vacation. Continue reading ? The post 5 important stories you don’t need a Mar-a-Lago membership to read about appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

National security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over Russia controversy

Flynn's departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the president's senior team of advisers. Flynn was a loyal Trump supporter throughout the campaign, but his ties to RussiaShow More Summary

Flynn apologizes to Pence over Russia controversy

A top adviser asserting that President Donald Trump retains "full confidence" in national security adviser Michael Flynn following reports that he misled senior officials about his contacts with Russia. Continue reading ? The post Flynn apologizes to Pence over Russia controversy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The sun’s spin is slowing, and we might know why

Since the early '90s, scientists have known the sun’s surface rotates more slowly than its interior. But they haven't been able to pinpoint why--until now. Continue reading ? The post The sun’s spin is slowing, and we might know why appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Fate of Oroville Dam spillway remains unclear, more than a decade after first warning

More than 180,000 people were evacuated from their homes in northern California after engineers worried the emergency spillway for the already-overflowing Lake Oroville would collapse. Continue reading ? The post Fate of Oroville Dam spillway remains unclear, more than a decade after first warning appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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