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Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

A bill requiring women to purchase extra insurance to cover abortions except amid medical emergencies already cleared the state House after hours of emotional debate. Continue reading ? The post Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

In the shadow of a nuclear plant, the U.S. government lays out an unusual mission: teach the locals to trust science

Fear haunts a community near a nuclear plant. So the U.S. is sending scientists there — to explain to dubious locals why they should trust in science. Continue reading ? The post In the shadow of a nuclear plant, the U.S. government lays out an unusual mission: teach the locals to trust science appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Trump warns of severe consequences if North Korea attacks Guam

He adds, "if anything happens to Guam, there's going to be big, big trouble in North Korea." Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Trump warns of severe consequences if North Korea attacks Guam appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why school vouchers could be part of tax reform fight

Depending on whom you ask, the programs are either another avenue for school choice drawing on the generosity of taxpayers, or a workaround to existing bans on giving public money to religious organizations — in this case schools — with a set-up that's ripe for abuse. Show More Summary

Trump says he won’t rule out military option in Venezuela

President Donald Trump says he's considering possible military action against Venezuela in response to President Nicolas Maduro's power grab. Continue reading ? The post Trump says he won’t rule out military option in Venezuela appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Three police misconduct cases — all involving body cameras — had new developments this week. Here’s what happened

Three years ago this week, Michael Brown was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. A makeshift memorial of balloons, candles and stuffed animals built by neighbors and activists this week was a reminder of the...Show More Summary

WATCH: North Korea ‘will regret it fast’ if it acts against U.S. allies, Trump says

In remarks to reporters, Trump issued the threat directly at Kim, who is also known for his bellicose rhetoric, and all but drew a red line that would trigger swift U.S. action. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: North Korea ‘will regret it fast’ if it acts against U.S. allies, Trump says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Acosta, DeVos speak after Trump workforce roundtable

=Acosta and DeVos are expected to speak around 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch live in the player above. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Acosta, DeVos speak after Trump workforce roundtable appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump to send team to Middle East to work on Israel-Palestinian peace

In a statement, the White House said Trump believes the return of calm to Jerusalem after a period of unrest over a contested holy site has created an opportunity to restart discussions. Continue reading ? The post Trump to send team to Middle East to work on Israel-Palestinian peace appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How a heroin addict tried to kick her habit in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

When Heather Menzel arrived at the Bakersfield, California, bus station one day in February 2014, she hoped that the worst of her withdrawal was over and that a new life without heroin awaited. Continue reading ? The post How a heroin addict tried to kick her habit in an opioid ‘treatment desert’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

When faced with pollution, these sea snakes shed their stripes

Australian ecologists found turtle-headed sea snakes cope with excessively polluted waters by losing their white stripes. Continue reading ? The post When faced with pollution, these sea snakes shed their stripes appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Russia and Germany weigh in on North Korea war rhetoric

Russia's foreign minister says the risk of a military conflict between the U.S. and North Korea is "very high," while Germany's chancellor says she doesn't see a military solution to the rising tensions. Continue reading ? The post Russia and Germany weigh in on North Korea war rhetoric appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump warns U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ as North Korea readies missiles

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey — President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. military is "locked and loaded" as he warned North Korea against threatening the U.S., escalating an exchange of threats between the nuclear-armed nations. Continue reading ? The post Trump warns U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ as North Korea readies missiles appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Haitians flock to Canada, concerned about losing protected status in U.S.

Canada is scrambling to prepare temporary housing -- including putting beds inside Montreal's Olympic Stadium -- for an influx of people entering from the United States. Continue reading ? The post Haitians flock to Canada, concerned about losing protected status in U.S. appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

2016 was the hottest year on record and other takeaways from NOAA’s new climate report

Last year was the hottest on record, according to a new report from the American Meteorological Society. Continue reading ? The post 2016 was the hottest year on record and other takeaways from NOAA’s new climate report appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump says he’s planning to add billions to U.S. anti-missile programs

Trump also says the nation's nuclear arsenal is in "in tip-top shape" and getting stronger. And he insists his administration has "done a lot of modernization" and "a lot of renovation" already. Continue reading ? The post Trump says he’s planning to add billions to U.S. anti-missile programs appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

5 things you likely didn’t know about Guam

Despite coming to the center of attention in recent days, Guam remains a relatively isolated island known for little more than its U.S. military port. Continue reading ? The post 5 things you likely didn’t know about Guam appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Trump says he’ll make opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’

He tells reporters the drug crisis afflicting the nation is a "serious problem the likes of which we have never had" and says he's drawing up documents "to so attest." Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Trump says he’ll make opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump issues new warning to North Korea, saying perhaps ‘fire and fury’ message ‘wasn’t tough enough’

When asked what's tougher than "fire and fury," Trump said: “You’ll see. You’ll see.” Continue reading ? The post Trump issues new warning to North Korea, saying perhaps ‘fire and fury’ message ‘wasn’t tough enough’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: State Department expected to address latest North Korea threats in news briefing

South Korea's military says North Korea will face a "stern and strong" response from Washington and Seoul if it acts on threats to fire missiles near Guam. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: State Department expected to address latest North Korea threats in news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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