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Clinton using Republican convention to spur voter signup

Hillary Clinton's campaign is setting a national goal of getting more than 3 million people to register and commit to vote in the 2016 election. Continue reading ? The post Clinton using Republican convention to spur voter signup appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention

Donald Trump's effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in Cleveland, a city that is itself deeply fractured. Continue reading ? The post Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Dried mango has become an unlikely symbol of Chinese nationalism

Following the South China Sea ruling, angry comments flooded China's social media dismissing the tribunal's decision, with many people using memes to express nationalist sentiment or call for boycotts. Continue reading ? The post Dried mango has become an unlikely symbol of Chinese nationalism appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

12-year-old boy arrested in alleged plot to shoot police

A 12-year-old-boy was arrested late Friday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for his alleged role in a plot to shoot police officers. Continue reading ? The post 12-year-old boy arrested in alleged plot to shoot police appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Pakistani social media icon strangled in suspected ‘honor killing’

A Pakistani Internet celebrity who gained fame through posts that pushed the country's social boundaries has been strangled to death in what police suspect is a so-called "honor killing" by her brother. Continue reading ? The post Pakistani social media icon strangled in suspected ‘honor killing’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Crowds take to the streets after coup thwarted in Turkey

Citizens surged the streets of Turkey on Saturday after supporters of Turkish President Erdogan successfully quelled an overnight coup attempt that left more than 265 dead. Continue reading ? The post Crowds take to the streets after coup thwarted in Turkey appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Low-key Trump intro for ‘my partner,’ running mate Pence

Donald Trump introduced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate on Saturday, calling him "my partner in this campaign." Continue reading ? The post Low-key Trump intro for ‘my partner,’ running mate Pence appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Bastille Day truck attack

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Saturday for the Bastille Day truck attack that killed more than 80 people in Nice, France. Continue reading ? The post Islamic State claims responsibility for Bastille Day truck attack appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gonorrhea may soon become resistant to all antibiotics and untreatable

The Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be developing resistance to the only two antibiotics left that can cure the sexually transmitted disease. Continue reading ? The post Gonorrhea may soon become resistant to all antibiotics and untreatable appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. would consider extradition request for exiled Turkish cleric

The Obama administration would entertain an extradition request for the U.S.-based cleric that Turkey's president is blaming for a failed coup attempt, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. Continue reading ? The post U.S. would consider extradition request for exiled Turkish cleric appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

With Pence pick, Trump just made women’s health a top-tier election issue

Donald Trump may have just made women’s health a bigger issue in the 2016 election. Continue reading ? The post With Pence pick, Trump just made women’s health a top-tier election issue appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cuba’s Elian Gonzalez now a college graduate

Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy at the center of a tense 2000 international custody battle that raised tensions on both sides of the Florida Straits, is a college graduate. Continue reading ? The post Cuba’s Elian Gonzalez now a college graduate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

8 years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

Less than four months before Election Day, a sense of anger and anxiety runs deep with voters across the country. Continue reading ? The post 8 years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Turkish military says armed forces have ‘fully seized control’ of country

A group within the Turkish military tried to stage a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, according to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Continue reading ? The post Turkish military says armed forces have ‘fully seized control’ of country appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

RNC chief says Dump Trump bid is a ‘nothing burger’

WASHINGTON — The delegate rebellion against Donald Trump is dead. Continue reading ? The post RNC chief says Dump Trump bid is a ‘nothing burger’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

White House says budget deficit will rise to $600 billion

The disappointing figures, while expected, come after the deficit has steadily declined. Continue reading ? The post White House says budget deficit will rise to $600 billion appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump, Pence don’t agree on key social, economic policies

Pence is in many ways what Trump is not: a strong social conservative with deep ties to the party's establishment. Continue reading ? The post Trump, Pence don’t agree on key social, economic policies appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

After 13-year wait, 28 pages of 9/11 inquiry will be released

The chapter of a congressional report about the 9/11 attacks questions the role Saudi nationals played in helping the hijackers. Continue reading ? The post After 13-year wait, 28 pages of 9/11 inquiry will be released appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Psychotherapists gravitate toward patients who can pay

A lot of psychotherapists who were trained to work in the public sector saw a better financial opportunity and jumped ship. Continue reading ? The post Psychotherapists gravitate toward patients who can pay appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika reported in New York City

A New York City resident has become the first woman suspected of transmitting Zika virus to a sexual partner. Continue reading ? The post First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika reported in New York City appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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