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Tim Kaine pick puts spotlight on preventative care

In picking Kaine as her vice presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton is putting the spotlight on an issue that many in the medical field believe gets short shrift: preventive health care. Continue reading ? The post Tim Kaine pick puts spotlight on preventative care appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

Philadelphia's political image has been tarnished by recent political corruption cases that have implicated many Democrats across Pennsylvania. Continue reading ? The post Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Competitive Pennsylvania race could hinge on suburban Philadelphia

The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits. Continue reading ? The post Competitive Pennsylvania race could hinge on suburban Philadelphia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bring the Kaine, Clinton picks Virginia senator as running mate

Sen. Tim Kaine will join Hillary Clinton on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president. Continue reading ? The post Bring the Kaine, Clinton picks Virginia senator as running mate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Black pain gone viral: racism, graphic videos can create PTSD-like trauma

Research shows exposure to graphic killings and racism online can have long-term, psychological effects mirroring PTSD. Continue reading ? The post Black pain gone viral: racism, graphic videos can create PTSD-like trauma appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Vesuvius-scale volcano begins stirring near Rome

A volcano near Rome is waking from a long slumber, according to a new study. Continue reading ? The post Vesuvius-scale volcano begins stirring near Rome appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Three charged in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme

“This is the largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,” said Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General the department’s criminal division, in a statement issued Friday. Continue reading ? The post Three charged in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

White supremacist David Duke runs for U.S. Senate, says ‘My time has come’

Duke said Friday he has espoused principles for years that are similar to the themes Republicans are embracing now in the candidacy of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, on issues such as immigration and trade. Continue reading ? The post White supremacist David Duke runs for U.S. Senate, says ‘My time has come’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Three people dead after Munich mall shooting, police search for suspects

German law enforcement officials said they "expect multiple dead," the Associated Press reported Friday. Continue reading ? The post Three people dead after Munich mall shooting, police search for suspects appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Facing legal action and complaints, Airbnb enlists Eric Holder to address racial discrimination

Airbnb has a racial discrimination problem, and they're enlisting former Attorney General Eric Holder to help fix it. Continue reading ? The post Facing legal action and complaints, Airbnb enlists Eric Holder to address racial discrimination appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Can restorative justice help offenders reintegrate into society?

In many states, offenders serving time are barred from contacting victims. But the prison-based programs give victims a chance to ask questions in ways they weren’t able to in court. Prisoners get a chance to do something positive for those they’ve harmed. Show More Summary

AP Fact Check: Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech

Here's a look at some of the Republican presidential candidate's claims and how they compare with the facts. Continue reading ? The post AP Fact Check: Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Donald Trump to pledge to restore safety in RNC speech

Trump's speech on the closing night of the Republican convention marks his highest-profile opportunity to unite his fractured Republican Party and quiet Americans' concerns about his preparedness for the White House. Continue reading ? The post Donald Trump to pledge to restore safety in RNC speech appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Sen. Tim Kaine emerges as likely running mate for Hillary Clinton

The announcement of Clinton's pick could come as early as Friday afternoon in Florida, a crucial general election battleground state. The timing is aimed at shifting attention away from the end of Donald Trump's Republican convention and generating excitement before the start of Clinton's own convention next week in Philadelphia. Show More Summary

Muslim group considers legal action after Florida Islamic center removed as voting site

A Muslim advocacy group in Florida says it may take legal action over the removal of an Islamic center as a polling place for the presidential election in November. Continue reading ? The post Muslim group considers legal action after Florida Islamic center removed as voting site appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Roger Ailes is out, steps down as Fox News CEO

After 20 years on the job, Roger Ailes has resigned from his role as CEO at Fox News, 21st Century Fox announced Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Roger Ailes is out, steps down as Fox News CEO appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Hundreds of protesters gather for the last day of the RNC

As of Thursday morning, police reported 23 protest-related arrests since Monday, well below what law enforcement officials had feared. Seventeen of the arrests came Wednesday, during a melee that erupted during a flag-burning outside an entrance to the convention arena. Show More Summary

Which president was gifted two bears? Take our quiz

Which president got two bear cubs as pets? Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made a cameo in which '90s teen TV show? Take our politics quiz on this and more. Continue reading ? The post Which president was gifted two bears? Take our quiz appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Miami police shoot unarmed caretaker of autistic man

A Miami police officer shot and injured a black unarmed behavioral therapist Monday as he was taking care of his autistic patient. Cellphone video of the incident surfaced Wednesday. Continue reading ? The post Miami police shoot unarmed caretaker of autistic man appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Scientists double number of known areas in brain’s outer shell

The map of the human brain just got an upgrade that’s been more than a century in the making. Continue reading ? The post Scientists double number of known areas in brain’s outer shell appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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