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Paul Manafort, Trump campaign chairman, resigns

Paul Manafort is stepping down in the wake of a campaign shake-up, as well as revelations about his work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Continue reading ? The post Paul Manafort, Trump campaign chairman, resigns appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kids with insurance still miss out on eye exams, study finds

Kids from less affluent homes, even when they have health insurance, are less likely to get vision screenings for irreversible eye conditions, a new study found. Continue reading ? The post Kids with insurance still miss out on eye exams, study finds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Zika virus may now be spreading in Miami Beach

Late Thursday afternoon health authorities were working to finalize the area that would be covered by a new travel advisory for Zika virus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading ? The post Zika virus may now be spreading in Miami Beach appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. says $400 million to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

It is the first time the U.S. has so clearly linked the two events, which critics have painted as a hostage-ransom arrangement. Continue reading ? The post U.S. says $400 million to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Uber to launch fleet of self-driving Volvos. Will Pittsburgh residents hop in?

As part of a $300 million deal with Volvo, Uber said it will produce a fleet of 100 self-driving XC90 vehicles for the test program by the end of the year. The test program will start in Pittsburgh. Continue reading ? The post Uber to launch fleet of self-driving Volvos. Will Pittsburgh residents hop in? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

If Clinton elected, family foundation will change its donation policy

The Clinton Foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president. Continue reading ? The post If Clinton elected, family foundation will change its donation policy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP fact check: Why Trump can’t shut down the internet

Trump first made the demand during a debate in December. He said the government should work with "brilliant people" in Silicon Valley to keep violent extremists offline, even if that means shutting down parts of the internet. Continue reading ? The post AP fact check: Why Trump can’t shut down the internet appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. and Russia to work on a Syria deal next week, officials say

At the meeting, officials said, the sides will try to secure a cease-fire between Syria's government and rebels and a new U.S.-Russian arrangement to share intelligence and coordinate military to defeat the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. Continue reading ? The post U.S. and Russia to work on a Syria deal next week, officials say appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gawker to shut down after nearly 14 years

Gawker's 14 years on the Internet will come to an end, the website announced Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Gawker to shut down after nearly 14 years appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Olympic highlights from Day 12: For the first time, Americans take 1-2-3 in Rio track and field; Bolt takes a second look

Watch another Olympic first from Wednesday, in which three Americans took all three medals in the women's 100-meter hurdles. Continue reading ? The post Olympic highlights from Day 12: For the first time, Americans take 1-2-3 in Rio track and field; Bolt takes a second look appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why income inequality matters in this election

The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially. Continue reading ? The post Why income inequality matters in this election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama administration to end use of private prisons

The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government. Continue reading ? The post Obama administration to end use of private prisons appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

One Syrian boy’s moment of horror captures the world’s attention

An image of an ashen Syrian boy, bloodied and dazed in the back of an ambulance, has attracted international attention this week. Continue reading ? The post One Syrian boy’s moment of horror captures the world’s attention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Brazil police say U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte lied about robbery

A Brazil police official said that Ryan Lochte and three other Olympic swimmers "fabricated" a claim that they were held at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics. Continue reading ? The post Brazil police say U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte lied about robbery appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations

Harley-Davidson has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a complaint filed by federal environmental officials over racing tuners that caused its motorcycles to emit higher than allowed levels of air pollution. Continue reading ? The post Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Indonesia prisoner makes first public appearance at Gitmo

An Indonesian held for nearly 10 years at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has appeared for the first time at a hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention. Continue reading ? The post Indonesia prisoner makes first public appearance at Gitmo appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Medical providers try Uber, Lyft for patients with few transportation options

Some hospitals and medical providers think that the hot-new technology in town — ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft — can address a problem for patients. Continue reading ? The post Medical providers try Uber, Lyft for patients with few transportation options appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Most residents of eroding Alaska village vote to relocate

Unofficial ballot returns show a majority of voters in one of Alaska's most eroded communities want to move to safer ground from their tiny island home. Continue reading ? The post Most residents of eroding Alaska village vote to relocate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Where millennials are more likely to live with Mom and Dad

Almost a third of young adults — 18 to 34 — lived with a parent in 2014, making it the most common living arrangement for that age group for the first time in modern history. Continue reading ? The post Where millennials are more likely to live with Mom and Dad appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Clinton meeting with top law enforcement leaders in New York

Clinton campaign aides said she will meet in New York with eight leading law enforcement leaders on Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Clinton meeting with top law enforcement leaders in New York appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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