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Religious activists forcefully conveyed this message Saturday: embrace our uncompromising stance against abortion rights and gay marriage, among other priorities, even if doing so risks a federal government shutdown. Continue reading ? The post Conservatives warn GOP candidates: Defy us at your own peril appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
With nearly 8,000 migrants entering European borders daily, the United Nations said this week it predicted no end in the flow of refugees moving into the continent. Continue reading ? The post Number of migrants entering Europe will continue to grow, UN says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
China's president on Saturday pledged billions in aid and said Beijing will forgive debts due this year in an effort to help the world's poorest nations, as world leaders begin to seek the trillions of dollars needed to help achieve sweeping new development goals. Show More Summary
The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans has grown so wide that it just swallowed up the speaker of the House, and may threaten the entire Republican Party and Congress itself. The question now is whether...Show More Summary
Defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis stood on a stage in a Washington, D.C., hotel Friday night and spread her arms triumphantly. "I am only one, but we are many," she exclaimed to the crowd, and thanked God for the courage to continue her crusade against gay marriage. Show More Summary
By Rachel Zoll and Michael R. Sisak PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday for the final leg of his U.S. visit – a festive weekend devoted to celebrating Catholic families – and immediately … Continue reading ? The post Pope Francis discusses family and women’s rights in Philadelphia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
On Sunday evening, starting around 8:45pm there will be a full eclipse of the moon right when it is at the perigee of its orbit, the point closest to the Earth. This will lead to what is being called a ‘supermoon' eclipse. Continue reading ? The post Why you won’t want to miss Sunday’s supermoon eclipse appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
As the Syrian refugee crisis has transcended borders and minds, a growing number of U.S. corporations have reached into their pocketbooks and outward to public spheres of influence to assist with the humanitarian food efforts. Continue reading ? The post U.S. corporations give millions for refugee food, but billions more needed appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Don't believe everything you see tweeted, shared or posted about the millennial generation being uninformed. A sizable group of these young adults — 4 of every 10 — actively seeks out the news, an analysis of their media habits finds. Continue reading ? The post Millennials are more informed than you think appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Washington's newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. Michelle Obama and her Chinese counterpart, Peng Liyuan, revealed the name Friday during a tour of the panda house at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. Continue reading ? The post Panda cub’s name revealed appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
John Boehner has announced his resignation in October. This news has been good for many Republicans, who say that their party has not been fighting hard enough for conservative priorities. Continue reading ? The post Conservatives rejoice as Boehner announces resignation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
World leaders are gathering at U.N. headquarters in New York this week with a migrant crisis, cyber warfare and raging Syrian conflict as the backdrop. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: 2015 U.N. General Assembly speeches appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The commander of the Navy SEALs is recommending that the naval special warfare units be opened to women, but warns that women will have greater risks of injury and the service will be pressured to adjust or lower standards for the jobs. Continue reading ? The post Navy SEALs ready to open combat roles to women appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Swiss attorney general opened criminal proceedings Friday against FIFA president Joseph “Sepp” Blatter on suspicions of “criminal mismanagement” and “misappropriation.” Continue reading ? The post Swiss open criminal proceedings against FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The 2015 Global Innovation Index recently revealed that Switzerland remains the global leader in innovation, followed by the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States. Continue reading ? The post Which countries are the world’s most innovative? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Pope Francis’ address to the United Nations on Friday as prepared for delivery and translated by the Vatican: Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for your kind words. Once again, following a tradition by which I feel honored, the … Continue reading ? The post Full text of Pope Francis’ speech to United Nations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba and the Eastern United States took up much of the week. See how much you know about the Holy Father in our five-minute quiz. Continue reading ? The post Quiz: How well do you know the pope? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WASHINGTON — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans that he would step down at the end of October. Continue reading ? The post John Boehner to resign from Congress in October appeared first on PBS NewsHo...
It seemed like nearly all of Washington, D.C., and visitors beyond waited with bated breath for Pope Francis' first visit to America. Continue reading ? The post Photos: Waiting for Pope Francis in D.C. appeared first on PBS NewsHou...
The amount of time a child in foster care waits to be adopted has dropped dramatically since 2000, an improvement that is no accident, according to child welfare advocates. About 102,000 children were waiting to be adopted in 2013, the … Continue reading ? The post Kids are getting adopted faster today, and here’s why that matters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.