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New Jersey just became the first state to completely ban child marriage

The New Jersey legislature passed a bill Monday that will ban marriage for those under the age of 18 without exception — the first state law of its kind. “Marriage is a legal contract and it should be reserved for … Continue reading ? The post New Jersey just became the first state to completely ban child marriage appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Tillerson used alias in emails on climate change, New York AG says

The AG is investigating whether Exxon, where Tillerson was CEO, deceived investors and the public by hiding for decades what it knew about the link between fossil fuels and climate change. Continue reading ? The post Tillerson used alias in emails on climate change, New York AG says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Spicer expected to address analysis of GOP health bill in news briefing

White House, Republicans in Congress seek support for health care bill, as critics attack over new estimates that 24 million people would lose coverage. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Spicer expected to address analysis of GOP health bill in news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Top U.S. Marine: ‘Enough is enough’ on nude photo sharing

Gen. Robert Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, vowed to hold Marines accountable through whatever legal and other means possible Continue reading ? The post Top U.S. Marine: ‘Enough is enough’ on nude photo sharing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP fact check: Trump’s promises on health care

President Donald Trump said he'd get "insurance for everybody," better coverage and lower consumer costs.But a CBO analysis says that's not what will happen. Continue reading ? The post AP fact check: Trump’s promises on health care appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

This insurance company wants to analyze your saliva to predict when you’ll die

A life insurance company is turning to the hot, but still unproven, field of epigenetics to try to bet on how long you’re likely to live. Continue reading ? The post This insurance company wants to analyze your saliva to predict when you’ll die appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Budget chief: ‘I don’t believe the facts are correct’ in analysis of GOP health care plan

Mulvaney said the CBO is "really good at counting numbers but maybe not that good about counting coverage." Continue reading ? The post Budget chief: ‘I don’t believe the facts are correct’ in analysis of GOP health care plan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Meet the farm boy from Wales who gave the world ‘pi’

One of the most important numbers in maths might today be named after the Greek letter ? or “pi”, but the convention of representing it this way actually doesn’t come from Greece at all. Continue reading ? The post Meet the farm boy from Wales who gave the world ‘pi’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How a tight budget could complicate Sessions’ vow to fight crime

The attorney general hasn't said how federal law enforcement should juggle priorities or offer new money for crime-fighting. Continue reading ? The post How a tight budget could complicate Sessions’ vow to fight crime appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

5 stories that have (almost) nothing to do with politics

Last week, Republicans unveiled a new health bill (and it’s going great, President Donald Trump says), women and Native Americans marched on Washington and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s fashion faux pas lit Twitter on fire. But there’s a … Continue reading ? The post 5 stories that have (almost) nothing to do with politics appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Al Gore says EPA head Pruitt’s carbon dioxide claims are ‘obviously false’

Former Vice President Al Gore slammed new EPA chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for his claim last week that carbon emissions aren’t the primary cause of global warming. “It’s an obviously false assertion,” Gore told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff. Show More Summary

States aiming to block Trump travel ban from taking effect

More than a half-dozen states trying to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban moved forward Monday with a pair of lawsuits while the government asked that the order be allowed to take effect this week. Continue reading ? The post States aiming to block Trump travel ban from taking effect appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

White House appears to soften Trump’s claim on wiretapping

The White House on Monday appeared to soften President Donald Trump's unproven assertion that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the election. The shift came as the Justice Department faced a deadline to provide lawmakers evidence to back up Trump's explosive claim. Show More Summary

24 million could lose insurance under GOP health care plan, new report says

The plan would cut federal spending by more than $337 billion between 2017 and 2026, according to budget office analysis. Continue reading ? The post 24 million could lose insurance under GOP health care plan, new report says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

As marijuana becomes legal, doctors worry about teen addiction

As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, physicians and public health officials are sounding alarms about its potentially harmful effects on young people. Continue reading ? The post As marijuana becomes legal, doctors worry about teen addiction appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Few clues on how a Justice Gorsuch would vote on immigration

"His record on immigration is a mixed bag, so it's hard to predict how he would rule on any challenge to the executive order," says Melissa Crow, legal director for the American Immigration Council, which challenged Trump's original ban. Continue reading ? The post Few clues on how a Justice Gorsuch would vote on immigration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Are military doctors trained to treat trans patients?

Researchers surveyed 180 doctors at the 2016 annual meeting of the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians and found the vast majority of the group — 94.9 percent — had received “three hours or less of training on transgender care.” Continue reading ? The post Are military doctors trained to treat trans patients? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Concerned about health care reform? The PBS NewsHour wants to hear from you

Once again, the U.S. is gripped by a debate about how to transform the nation's health care system. PBS NewsHour wants to hear what matters most to you. Continue reading ? The post Concerned about health care reform? The PBS NewsHour wants to hear from you appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Dozens of 17-year-olds voted illegally in Wisconsin primary, according to new report

The state voted for Trump in November's election, marking the first time a Republican presidential candidate had won Wisconsin since Ronald Reagan in 1984. Continue reading ? The post Dozens of 17-year-olds voted illegally in Wisconsin primary, according to new report appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Spicer expected to address GOP health care overhaul in news briefing

Spicer is expected to begin the briefing at 1 p.m. EST. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Spicer expected to address GOP health care overhaul in news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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