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UN: Thousands face starvation risk at Palestinian refugee camp in Syria

The United Nations has warned that as many as 10,000 civilians at a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Syria’s capital are starving and in a dire state as extremists continue to fight for territory there. Continue reading ? The post UN: Thousands face starvation risk at Palestinian refugee camp in Syria appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Student removed from Southwest flight after making phone call in Arabic

A university student was recently removed from Southwest Airlines flight in California when another passenger became unnerved and reported him to the authorities after he conducting a telephone conversation in Arabic. Continue reading ? The post Student removed from Southwest flight after making phone call in Arabic appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Getting at the truth behind lying in politics

For more than two decades, researchers of different stripes have examined humanity's less-than-truthful underbelly. This is what they have found: We all stretch the truth, and politicians distort the truth more often, use more self-justifications and deceive in larger ways, and with more consequences. Show More Summary

Hundreds killed in Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades

The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in nearly 40 years killed at least 235 people on Saturday. Continue reading ? The post Hundreds killed in Ecuador’s strongest earthquake in decades appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cruz wins all 14 delegates at Wyoming GOP convention

CASPER, Wyo. — Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs at the Republican Party convention in Wyoming. The result leaves Donald Trump facing yet … Continue reading ? The post Cruz wins all 14 delegates at Wyoming GOP convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump railing against ‘rigged’ presidential nomination process

Underlying the constant criticism, Trump's goal is to rally supporters and pile up primary season victories that would bring him the 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination outright before the summer convention. Continue reading ? The post Trump railing against ‘rigged’ presidential nomination process appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Millions expected to file taxes Monday as deadline approaches

As Monday's midnight deadline nears, millions of taxpayers are expected to file their tax returns, and millions more will ask for a six-month extension. As of April 8, almost 82 million refunds have been issued, according to the IRS. Continue reading ? The post Millions expected to file taxes Monday as deadline approaches appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Health officials to begin new global effort to eradicate polio

This weekend marks the start of a global effort that health officials are hoping will be the final push to eradicate polio. Continue reading ? The post Health officials to begin new global effort to eradicate polio appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. sends nine Yemeni prisoners to Saudi Arabia from Guantanamo

The Pentagon has sent nine Yemeni men to Saudi Arabia from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Continue reading ? The post U.S. sends nine Yemeni prisoners to Saudi Arabia from Guantanamo appeared first on PBS NewsHour...

Dozens dead in Japan after 7.3-magnitude quake

The second deadly earthquake to strike southern Japan this week killed dozens of people in the early morning hours Saturday as emergency workers flocked to scenes of destruction across the Kumamoto Prefecture. Continue reading ? The post Dozens dead in Japan after 7.3-magnitude quake appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cruz expected to win in Wyoming state convention

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday's Republican convention. Continue reading ? The post Cruz expected to win in Wyoming state convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Carter: U.S. to identify new ways to intensify fight against ISIS

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he will talk with his commanders in the coming days to identify additional ways the U.S. can intensify the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, including more airstrikes, cyberattacks and American troops on the ground. Show More Summary

Pope Francis takes three Syrian refugee families back to Vatican

Pope Francis ended an emotional and symbolic trip to the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday by taking three refugee families back with him to the Vatican in Rome. Continue reading ? The post Pope Francis takes three Syrian refugee families back to Vatican appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Here’s how Trump could clinch GOP nomination before the convention

It’s still possible for Donald Trump to clinch the nomination by the end of the primaries on June 7. His path is narrow and perilous. But it’s plausible and starts with a big victory Tuesday in his home state New York primary. Continue reading ? The post Here’s how Trump could clinch GOP nomination before the convention appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Sanders: It was a ‘real honor’ to meet briefly with Pope Francis

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told The Associated Press that he met briefly with Pope Francis at the papal residence Saturday and said it was a "real honor" to call on "one of the extraordinary figures" in the world. Continue reading ? The post Sanders: It was a ‘real honor’ to meet briefly with Pope Francis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Western scientists dissect a North Korea volcano cutoff by diplomatic sanctions

One of the first collaborations by North Korean and Western scientists peers into the underbelly of a mammoth volcano. Continue reading ? The post Western scientists dissect a North Korea volcano cutoff by diplomatic sanctions appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Donald Trump's presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday's Republican convention. Continue reading ? The post Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Reclassifying pot could usher in a new era in medical marijuana research

As the government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing the rules could lead to big advances. Continue reading ? The post Reclassifying pot could usher in a new era in medical marijuana research appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama’s income fell to $436,000, lowest of his presidency

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama paid more than $81,000 in taxes last year on adjusted gross income of more than $436,000. Their effective federal income tax rate was 18.7 percent. Continue reading ? The post Obama’s income fell to $436,000, lowest of his presidency appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Sanders hoping for a California upset

LOS ANGELES — If Bernie Sanders can pull off an upset in California, it will be a story that got its start on Hollywood Boulevard. Continue reading ? The post Sanders hoping for a California upset appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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