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Trump campaign trying to court GOP power players in Washington

Donald Trump, who bills himself the ultimate outsider, is pivoting increasingly to the power centers of official Washington as he tries to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. Continue reading ? The post Trump campaign trying to court GOP power players in Washington appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco prisons

San Francisco's Public Defender has assembled a team to help contest the bail of nearly every client in the system. Continue reading ? The post Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco prisons appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama delivers strong defense of international trade deals

President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the economies and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide. Continue reading ? The post Obama delivers strong defense of international trade deals appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Officials investigating why 126,000 voters were purged from NY rolls

Multiple investigations were launched and a top election official was suspended this week after tens of thousands of registered voters were found to be missing from the rolls during Tuesday’s Democratic primary in New York. Continue reading ? The post Officials investigating why 126,000 voters were purged from NY rolls appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Celebrations across the globe honor Shakespeare 400 years after his death

Four hundred years after his death, which occurred on this day in 1616, fans of William Shakespeare are finding myriad ways to be or not to be celebrating his life. Continue reading ? The post Celebrations across the globe honor Shakespeare 400 years after his death appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cruz’s position on student loans may hurt his appeal among young voters

In the Senate, Ted Cruz opposed letting millions of Americans reduce their student loan payments. Continue reading ? The post Cruz’s position on student loans may hurt his appeal among young voters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Railing against ‘rigged’ system may reinforce Trump appeal to base

Donald Trump keeps hammering away at Republican insiders even as campaign aides are gingerly courting those same officials. Continue reading ? The post Railing against ‘rigged’ system may reinforce Trump appeal to base appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why you don’t have to be nominated to become the GOP nominee

It turns out you don't have to be nominated to become the Republican presidential nominee. Continue reading ? The post Why you don’t have to be nominated to become the GOP nominee appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Georgia man kills five in shooting rampage

A Georgia gunman on a shooting rampage killed five people Friday night in two separate locations before taking his own life, with some of the victims believed to be members of his wife's family. Continue reading ? The post Georgia man kills five in shooting rampage appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How the delegate math may shake out after Tuesday’s vote

At stake Tuesday are 384 delegates in primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Continue reading ? The post How the delegate math may shake out after Tuesday’s vote appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Feds unlock iPhone in NY drug case, drop fight with Apple

The U.S. Justice Department said it has withdrawn a request to force Apple to reveal data from a cellphone linked to a New York drug case after someone provided federal investigators with the phone's passcode. Continue reading ? The post Feds unlock iPhone in NY drug case, drop fight with Apple appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

At least seven found dead after ‘execution-style’ killings in rural Ohio

There's no suspect or motive after authorities found at least seven family members all shot "execution-style" in three rural Ohio homes Friday, the Associated Press reported. Continue reading ? The post At least seven found dead after ‘execution-style’ killings in rural Ohio appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Sheriff’s department to give news conference on Prince’s death

The Carver County, Minnesota, Sheriff will address Prince's death in a news conference, scheduled for 3 p.m. CDT. NewsHour will live stream the conference. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Sheriff’s department to give news conference on Prince’s death appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama meets with Cameron amid Brexit debate

LONDON — Lending political backup to a struggling friend, President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea to Britons to heed Prime Minister David Cameron's call to stay in the European Union and dismissed critics who accused the U.S. president of meddling in British affairs. Continue reading ? The post Obama meets with Cameron amid Brexit debate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ted Cruz, likable guy? He’s working on that

WASHINGTON — After spending a year campaigning as a hardened, uncompromising conservative, Ted Cruz wants voters to see him in a different light. Continue reading ? The post Ted Cruz, likable guy? He’s working on that appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

LONDON — Most people send a card, call, or post on Facebook for someone's birthday, but President Barack Obama went the extra mile on Friday — thousands of miles, actually — to deliver 90th birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle. Show More Summary

How well do you know the world: Unseating a president and a passenger

In this week’s quiz, see how much you know about what’s going on in the world, including Ecuador’s earthquake, efforts to oust Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and what led to a passenger getting booted from a flight. Continue reading ? The post How well do you know the world: Unseating a president and a passenger appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Suicide rate in U.S. on the rise, with spike for girls age 10-14

After more than a decade of decline, the suicide rate in the United States climbed 24 percent to 13 out of 100,000 people between 1999 and 2014 with men far outpacing women, according to new data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Continue reading ? The post Suicide rate in U.S. on the rise, with spike for girls age 10-14 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey hinted at an event in London on Thursday that the FBI paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers. Continue reading ? The post FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why you sleep lousy on vacation

One half of the human brain keeps night watch when people sleep in a new place, according to a study from Brown University. Continue reading ? The post Why you sleep lousy on vacation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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