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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence. She will be freed in May

Amid President Barack Obama’s last-minute batch of pardons and commutations was Chelsea Manning, who was serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government records to WikiLeaks. Continue reading ? The post Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence. She will be freed in May appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Iconic inaugural addresses, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama

As we wait to hear Trump’s speech Friday, NewsHour has prepared a compilation of iconic and inspirational highlights from inaugural addresses past. Continue reading ? The post Iconic inaugural addresses, from Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

PHOTOS: Over 8 years, first daughters Malia and Sasha grow up in the White House

Sasha Obama is the youngest person to live in the White House since John F. Kennedy Jr. Malia Obama was 10 when she moved into the White House and will head off to Harvard in the fall. Back in Chicago, Michelle Obama was a working mom;...Show More Summary

Meet the endangered plant named after rockstar Jimi Hendrix

The entire Hendrix’s liveforever species could be wiped out by a single tractor. Continue reading ? The post Meet the endangered plant named after rockstar Jimi Hendrix appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A third of asthma patients may not have asthma, study finds

A new study suggests many adult asthma patients are misdiagnosed or improperly managed, which leads to unnecessary drug treatments. Continue reading ? The post A third of asthma patients may not have asthma, study finds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Student’s controversial painting of Ferguson removed from Capitol display

Several Republicans had complained about the painting, which shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a protester, and even took down the artwork temporarily. Continue reading ? The post Student’s controversial painting of Ferguson removed from Capitol display appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A stealthy superbug appears to be spreading in U.S. hospitals, study finds

A new study suggests a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbug may be evading disease surveillance. Continue reading ? The post A stealthy superbug appears to be spreading in U.S. hospitals, study finds appeared first on PBS NewsHo...

WATCH LIVE: Betsy DeVos confirmation hearing

School choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work and that she would promote charter, magnet, religious and other alternatives to public schools, if confirmed education secretary. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Betsy DeVos confirmation hearing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A guide to the second week of confirmation hearings: Betsy DeVos, Tom Price and more

After a first week of confirmation hearings drew considerable attention to some of President-elect Donald Trump’s more controversial picks for the Cabinet, including Sen. Jeff Sessions, another round of nominees will this week face Senate committees with questions about their record. Show More Summary

After three years, hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is suspended

After three years of searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the underwater search for the plane's wreckage has been suspended, transport officials announced Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post After three years, hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is suspended appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

More than 30 Democratic lawmakers plan to boycott Trump inauguration

Trump and other Republicans have dismissed the boycott and complaints, saying Democrats are sore losers who need to accept the results of the election and move on. Continue reading ? The post More than 30 Democratic lawmakers plan to boycott Trump inauguration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

On final foreign stop in Davos, Biden offers plea to next VP

As the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Summit kicked off late Monday afternoon, Vice President Joe Biden made a quick trip to Davos to campaign for his cancer “moonshot.” Continue reading ? The post On final foreign stop in Davos, Biden offers plea to next VP appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Are hateful outbursts rising? Since the election, some are keeping track

The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 1,000 incidents of hate-based intimidation following the 2016 presidential election. But most of these incidents aren't considered hate crimes. Continue reading ? The post Are hateful outbursts rising? Since the election, some are keeping track appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Watch Video: Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the White House on Monday to celebrate their World Series win and speak to the power of sports to unite a divided nation. Continue reading ? The post Watch Video: Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. official says Orlando shooter’s widow has been arrested

WASHINGTON — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Show More Summary

Parties, protests to take over DC for Trump’s inauguration

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question. Continue reading ? The post Parties, protests to take over DC for Trump’s inauguration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Hang 10, Venus! Huge wave spotted in planet’s cloudy atmosphere

A Japanese space probe records a 6,000-mile-long wave in the atmosphere of Venus. Continue reading ? The post Hang 10, Venus! Huge wave spotted in planet’s cloudy atmosphere appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks

BERLIN — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that more member states would leave the 28-nation EU. Continue reading ? The post EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trumps considers limiting media access to the White House

A report has raised alarms that the longstanding tradition of daily press briefings in the White House could end, a reflection of Trump's contentious relationship with the news media. Continue reading ? The post Trumps considers limiting media access to the White House appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an invitation from Russia to attend Syria peace talks next week. Continue reading ? The post Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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