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Clinton says Trump would send U.S. economy into recession

In a searing takedown of her GOP rival in San Diego, Hillary Clinton declared that electing Donald Trump would be "a historic mistake" and lead America toward war. Continue reading ? The post Clinton says Trump would send U.S. economy into recession appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama slams Senate for not acting on gun control after mass shooting

Obama says on Twitter that the Senate failed the American people and that gun violence requires more than moment of silence. Continue reading ? The post Obama slams Senate for not acting on gun control after mass shooting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Egg donation demand soars, but many long-term effects unknown

Despite sporadic reports of subsequent infertility and a variety of cancers, some fatal, it isn’t known whether these problems are linked to the process or are simply the result of chance. Continue reading ? The post Egg donation demand soars, but many long-term effects unknown appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

FAA allows commercial use of small drones

The long-anticipated rules would mean drone operators would be able to fly without special permission. Continue reading ? The post FAA allows commercial use of small drones appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Attorney general Lynch visits Orlando after mass shooting

The trip Tuesday comes as the Justice Department continues investigating the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Attorney general Lynch visits Orlando after mass shooting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Both men and women fail new Marine Corps fitness standards

WASHINGTON — New physical standards established so women can compete for combat posts in the Marine Corps have weeded out many of the female hopefuls. But they’re also disqualifying some men, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. In … Continue reading ? The post Both men and women fail new Marine Corps fitness standards appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump’s campaign fundraising falls far behind Clinton, reports show

Reports released Monday showed Trump's campaign started June with $1.3 million in the bank, compared with $42 million for the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. The reports came out hours after Trump fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, in an attempt to restart his struggling campaign. Show More Summary

Is suburbia ready for retiring baby boomers?

Boomers are expected to live longer, and retire later, than earlier generations. But they also have higher rates of chronic disease, and don’t have the retirement savings their parents did. Continue reading ? The post Is suburbia ready for retiring baby boomers? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump fires his campaign manager in dramatic shake-up

Donald Trump abruptly fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Monday in a dramatic shake-up designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and end an internal power struggle plaguing the billionaire businessman's unconventional White House bid. Continue reading ? The post Trump fires his campaign manager in dramatic shake-up appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gun control bills fail despite momentum after Orlando shooting

The proposals' gloomy fates underscored the pressure on each party to give little ground on the emotional gun issue going into November's presidential and congressional elections. It also highlighted the potency of the National Rifle...Show More Summary

World needs ‘spirit of unity’ after number of displaced people hits record high, says UN refugee agency

The number of displaced people worldwide hit a record high in 2015, according to a UN Refugee Agency report released Monday. The agency estimates 65.3 million individuals were forced from their homes last year -- nearly 6 million more people than in 2014. Show More Summary

Gun control votes move forward, but with little chance of changing laws

Polls show large numbers of Americans agree with the need for at least some limited gun measures such as background checks. But Democrats have been unable to translate that into legislation because the NRA is able to mobilize and energize voters who will threaten to vote lawmakers out on the gun issue alone. Show More Summary

Supreme Court allows state assault weapons bans to stand

Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons. The others are California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey, according to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court allows state assault weapons bans to stand appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Labor Department needs to clarify change to overtime rules, rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says the Labor Department must do a better job of explaining why it is changing a longstanding policy on whether certain workers deserve overtime pay. Continue reading ? The post Labor Department needs to clarify change to overtime rules, rules Supreme Court appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Donald Trump revises position on guns in nightclubs

His statements were a step too far for the National Rifle Association, a powerful lobby for armed self-defense and broad permissions to carry weapons. "No one thinks that people should go into a nightclub drinking and carrying firearms," the NRA's chief lobbyist, Chris Cox, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Show More Summary

Read transcripts of Orlando gunman’s 911 calls released by the FBI

Watch live at 11 a.m. as the FBI announces updates in the investigation and releases transcripts of the 911 calls made by the Orlando shooter during the Orlando attack. Continue reading ? The post Read transcripts of Orlando gunman’s 911 calls released by the FBI appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Donald Trump’s embattled campaign manager Corey Lewandowski forced out

Lewandowski has been by Trump's side since the beginning of his unlikely rise to presumptive GOP nominee. Continue reading ? The post Donald Trump’s embattled campaign manager Corey Lewandowski forced out appeared first on PBS NewsH...

The unique trauma of mass shootings — and how hospitals can prepare

In the wake of tragedy, emergency room professionals confront how best to prepare for a mass shooting. Continue reading ? The post The unique trauma of mass shootings — and how hospitals can prepare appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

Two planes are en route to conduct a medical rescue operation for one of the 48 workers at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Continue reading ? The post Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What’s your surprise medical bill story?

Patients all over the country face "surprise medical bills," which come when their health plans pay less than they expect or when costs unexpectedly occur out-of-network. Continue reading ? The post What’s your surprise medical bill story? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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