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The House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Continue reading ? The post House gets enough votes to curb Syrian refugees to override veto appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Congress has bought itself more time to finish work on a long-term transportation bill. Continue reading ? The post Congress buys more time to pass transportation bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Why do you think people commit microaggressions? At 1 p.m. EST on Friday, join Dr. Derald Wing Sue (@deraldwingsue) and @NewsHour on Twitter for a conversation. Follow along using #NewsHourChats. Continue reading ? The post Twitter Chat: Can ‘everyday insults’ create hostile environments? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Adam Johnson were among the four authors awarded Wednesday night at the 66th annual National Book Awards, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Johnson among winners at National Book Awards appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal for human consumption in the United States. Continue reading ? The post FDA OKs genetically modified salmon for human consumption appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Lawmakers and more than half of U.S. governors, mostly Republicans, have raised questions about the vetting process for Syrian refugees being brought to the United States. Some said they were worried that Islamic extremists may try to take advantage of the U.S. Show More Summary
On Nov. 18, 1985, Bill Watterson's "Calvin and Hobbes" made its debut in newspapers across the country. The syndicated comic strip first introduced readers to mischievous six-year-old Calvin, excitedly explaining to his dad about his...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new programs to tackle homelessness in their respective cities. Continue reading ? The post LA, NYC mayors announce new programs to tackle rising number of homelessness appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
In revealing his HIV-positive status, actor Charlie Sheen said that he had unprotected sex with some sexual partners after his diagnosis, but had done so safely to ensure that none would contract HIV. Learn more about what he meant. Continue reading ? The post 4 things to know about Charlie Sheen’s HIV diagnosis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Wednesday, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported the first lab-grown replacement vocal tissue that appears pretty close to the real thing — and that produced some sound when tested in voice boxes taken from animals. Continue reading ? The post Lab-grown vocal cords offer hope of treating voice disorders appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
House Republicans are outlining legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, including a requirement for FBI background checks. Continue reading ? The post House Republicans seek increased vetting of Syria refugees appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The UK plans to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2025 and replace the energy source largely with natural gas, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd announced Wednesday. Continue reading ? The post UK to shut down coal-fired power plants by 2025 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Child sex offenders make up the largest category of inmates in U.S. military prisons, yet a full accounting of their crimes and how much time they're actually locked up is shielded by an opaque system of justice, an Associated Press investigation has found. Continue reading ? The post Opaque military justice system shields child sex abuse cases appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
SEATTLE -- Many voters don't have the money to donate to political candidates or don't care enough to bother. But what if the government gave them $100 to dole out as they saw fit? Continue reading ? The post Under new voucher system, Seattle voters get $100 to donate to political candidates of their choice appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
French police raided an apartment Wednesday in the Parisian neighborhood of Saint-Denis where the suspected mastermind of Friday’s deadly attacks in the capital was thought to be hiding. Continue reading ? The post 2 dead, 7 arrested in raid targeted at Paris terror suspects appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Overnight, a suicide bombing in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola killed 32 people and wounded at least 80 others. Continue reading ? The post Suicide bombing in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram extremists appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans sifting through a long list of contenders for the GOP nomination. Continue reading ? The post Bobby Jindal ends bid for GOP nomination in 2016 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON -- A Dallas company that had been ordered to recall a dietary supplement pill because of links to liver damage has been indicted along with several of its executives on charges that they intentionally misbranded their products and deceived consumers, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Show More Summary
Ben Carson tells PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, “a year from now, I will know a lot more than I know now,” on national security. Some advisers to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson say he is struggling to grasp the complexities … Continue reading ? The post Adviser acknowledges Carson struggling with foreign policy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A group of lawmakers kicked off a new congressional task force for transgender rights on Tuesday with the first-ever congressional forum on transgender life in the U.S. Continue reading ? The post House lawmakers create new transgender equality task force appeared first on PBS NewsHour.