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WATCH: Trump orders probe into whether steel imports harm U.S. security

A 1960s trade law gives the president authority to restrict imports if they are determined to be harmful to U.S. security interests. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Trump orders probe into whether steel imports harm U.S. security appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Jason Chaffetz says he may leave Congress early

Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he would not run for re-election next year for a sixth term in Congress. He was elected last year to a two-year term that started only four months ago. Continue reading ? The post Jason Chaffetz says he may leave Congress early appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cities, states try to protect immigrants’ data from federal officials

In the face of stepped-up deportation efforts, many unauthorized immigrants worry that state and local programs that are designed to help them could instead be used by federal agents to identify and expel them from the country. Continue reading ? The post Cities, states try to protect immigrants’ data from federal officials appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Under Trump, states may demand work for Medicaid

In a break from past policy, the federal Health and Human Services department has notified governors it stands ready to permit new state programs encouraging work. Continue reading ? The post Under Trump, states may demand work for Medicaid appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump’s campaign rhetoric on trade deals softens as president

Despite repeated pledges to rip up, renegotiate or otherwise alter them, the U.S. has yet to withdraw from any of these economic, environmental or national security deals, as Trump's past criticism turns to tacit embrace of several key elements of U.S. Show More Summary

Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

An Environmental Protection Agency spokesman later said Scott Pruitt won't "prejudge" any potential rule-making decisions as "we are trying to restore regulatory sanity to EPA's work." Continue reading ? The post Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Hospital inspections, kept secret, may soon become public

The federal government has proposed requiring that accreditors release reports on the problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now, the reports are secret. Continue reading ? The post Hospital inspections, kept secret, may soon become public appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bill O’Reilly dropped by Fox News amid harassment allegations

After two decades at the network, Bill O'Reilly will no longer be an anchor at Fox News. Continue reading ? The post Bill O’Reilly dropped by Fox News amid harassment allegations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump to keynote U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates in May

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will deliver the commencement address to graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy next month. Continue reading ? The post Trump to keynote U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates in May appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Playground case touches on separation of church and state

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it will decide an important case on the separation of church and state in favor of a Missouri church that wants state money to put a soft surface on its preschool playground. Continue reading ? The post Playground case touches on separation of church and state appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Spicer addresses Georgia election runoff in news briefing

Spicer is expected to speak around noon Wednesday. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Spicer addresses Georgia election runoff in news briefing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won’t run for re-election

WASHINGTON — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who chairs the House Oversight Committee, says he won't run for re-election or any other office in 2018. Continue reading ? The post Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won’t run for re-election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why cats love to sit on squares

#CatSquare, the latest social media craze, could be caused by cats' proclivity to seek out spaces that give them a sense of safety and security. Continue reading ? The post Why cats love to sit on squares appeared first on PBS NewsH...

NFL champs to visit Trump hours after ex-player’s death

WASHINGTON — The Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots are visiting the White House to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump for another NFL title. Continue reading ? The post NFL champs to visit Trump hours after ex-player’s death appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Georgia special election heads to runoff with 2 candidates

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Continue reading ? The post Georgia special election heads to runoff with 2 candidates appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

First protected DREAMer deported under President Trump

A 23-year-old immigrant who was cleared to work and live in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been deported. It is believed to be the first known case under President Donald Trump to deal … Continue reading ? The post First protected DREAMer deported under President Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Sen. Cardin calls for ‘mature’ U.S. leadership as tensions rise with North Korea

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday that the United States needed to exercise “very mature international leadership” to de-escalate tensions with North Korea. Continue reading ? The post Sen. Cardin calls for ‘mature’ U.S. leadership as tensions rise with North Korea appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Homeland Security Secretary Kelly says critical lawmakers should change laws or ‘shut up’

In a wide-ranging speech, Kelly also promised a border crackdown on marijuana, which is illegal under federal law but legal under state law in eight states and the District of Columbia. Continue reading ? The post Homeland Security Secretary Kelly says critical lawmakers should change laws or ‘shut up’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

A New Worry For Smokers’ Families: ‘Thirdhand Smoke’

Smokers expose their families to increased levels of nicotine and chemical residue left behind from cigarettes known as "thirdhand smoke." Continue reading ? The post A New Worry For Smokers’ Families: ‘Thirdhand Smoke’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Here’s how Republicans are redrawing their legislative agenda

Shortly after President Trump took office, Congressional Republicans laid out an aggressive first-year agenda. Here's how the calendar has shifted. Continue reading ? The post Here’s how Republicans are redrawing their legislative agenda appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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