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Trump’s Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation — a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. His Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, which … Continue reading ? The post Trump’s Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group

Border Patrol agents swept into a medical camp in the Arizona desert to capture four immigrants, an operation that volunteers on Friday called a "staged military siege." Continue reading ? The post Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case

Judge Steve T. O’Neill has granted a mistrial in the case of Bill Cosby after more than 52 hours of deliberation left the jury deadlocked. Continue reading ? The post Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case appeared first on PBS NewsH...

Seven Navy crew missing, skipper hurt after collision off Japan

Seven Navy sailors were missing and the captain and at least two others were injured after a U.S. destroyer and a container ship collided off the coast of Japan. Continue reading ? The post Seven Navy crew missing, skipper hurt after collision off Japan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What the first black woman’s NCAA Division I singles win means for tennis

That victory made Minor, who was unseeded, the first black tennis player -- man or woman -- to win a Division I singles title since 1965. Continue reading ? The post What the first black woman’s NCAA Division I singles win means for tennis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Petraeus: Afghan war a ‘generational struggle’ that will not end soon

“We’re not going to take a hill, plant a flag and go home to a victory parade,” said former CIA Director David Petraeus of the lengthy war in Afghanistan, in a PBS NewsHour interview airing Friday. Continue reading ? The post Petraeus: Afghan war a ‘generational struggle’ that will not end soon appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump discloses financial information detailing trust

President Donald Trump is outlining the financial health of the business assets he placed into a trust when he took office. Continue reading ? The post Trump discloses financial information detailing trust appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Judge finds woman in Massachusetts suicide texting case guilty of manslaughter

Michelle Carter could face up to 20 years in prison for urging Conrad Roy III to take his own life. Continue reading ? The post Judge finds woman in Massachusetts suicide texting case guilty of manslaughter appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

The officer fatally shot Castile after pulling him over for a broken taillight outside St. Paul last year. Continue reading ? The post Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Family of Terence Crutcher files civil lawsuit, seeking Tulsa police reform

The family of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by an Oklahoma police officer last year, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Thursday, stating the encounter demonstrated an excessive use of force. Continue reading ? The post Family of Terence Crutcher files civil lawsuit, seeking Tulsa police reform appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts across federal government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts across federal government appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Trump’s opioid commission launches new look at health crisis

President Donald Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis will meet for the first time Friday, part of the administration’s plan to fight the growing opioid health crisis. The commission meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Trump to unveil new Cuba policy

The Trump administration's new policy is expected to modify "people-to-people" travel regulations for American visits to Cuba. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Trump to unveil new Cuba policy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump administration keeps DACA program, shields young immigrants from deportation

The Trump administration is keeping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, in a move that reverses one of the president's campaign pledges. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration keeps DACA program, shields young immigrants from deportation appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump acknowledges he’s under investigation for obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump appeared to confirm Friday that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice, claiming that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the man who told him to do it. Continue reading ? The post Trump acknowledges he’s under investigation for obstruction of justice appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe

Pence's office confirmed Thursday that he retained Richard Cullen, chairman of McGuireWoods LLP, to assist him in responding to inquiries by special counsel Robert Mueller. Continue reading ? The post Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Oregon becomes first state to add gender-neutral option on driver’s licenses

Residents will be able to use "X," rather than "M" or "F", on their driver's licenses starting July 3. Continue reading ? The post Oregon becomes first state to add gender-neutral option on driver’s licenses appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at practice. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey’s memos on Trump

Comey prepared multiple contemporaneous memos documenting conversations with Trump that made him uneasy in the weeks before his May 9 firing. Continue reading ? The post CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey’s memos on Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

46 years later, Yoko Ono gets songwriting credit with John Lennon for ‘Imagine’

In a 1980 interview, Lennon said the song “should be credited as a Lennon-Ono song because a lot of it — the lyric and the concept — came from Yoko.” He said he received inspiration from Ono’s 1964 book “Grapefruit.” Continue reading ? The post 46 years later, Yoko Ono gets songwriting credit with John Lennon for ‘Imagine’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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