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Party shapes political views more than race, class or education, Pew finds

Democrats and Republicans are more divided on race, immigration and other issues than at any point in the past two decades, according to a new study on partisanship and political values. Continue reading ? The post Party shapes political views more than race, class or education, Pew finds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

White House calls San Juan mayor’s latest criticisms of Trump ‘sad’

The White House said in today's news briefing that it was "sad" that the mayor of San Juan has continued to lobby criticism at the Trump administration for its response to hurricane relief efforts for Puerto Rico, as she did on PBS NewsHour on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Retailers pull bump stocks from websites, shelves after Las Vegas shooting

After the Las Vegas shooting, the National Rifle Association is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to review whether the bump stocks -- used in the massacre -- are legal. At the same time, demand for the product has spiked. Show More Summary

GOP Rep. Murphy resigning after reports of affair, Ryan says

GOP Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, caught up in tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair, is resigning from Congress. Continue reading ? The post GOP Rep. Murphy resigning after reports of affair, Ryan says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The Swedish Academy announced the award Thursday, calling Ishiguro a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world." Continue reading ? The post Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Poll: Most Americans disapprove of how Congress has handled health care

More Americans are dissatisfied with Congress after a summer of political haggling led by Senate and House Republicans failed to produce enough votes to dismantle Obamacare, according to a new poll from PBS NewsHour and Marist. Continue reading ? The post Poll: Most Americans disapprove of how Congress has handled health care appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

NRA says it’s open to regulation of bump stocks

In a statement on Thursday, the NRA says the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law. Continue reading ? The post NRA says it’s open to regulation of bump stocks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: White House addresses latest on Las Vegas shooting, GOP budget plans

The House passed a $4.1 trillion budget plan, one the chamber's Republicans hope to create a pathway for their tax code overhaul later this year. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: White House addresses latest on Las Vegas shooting, GOP budget plans appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Justice Department asks to dismiss lawsuit opposing transgender military ban

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight transgender individuals. They include service members in the Air Force, Coast Guard and Army, and students in the Naval Academy and the ROTC program at the University of New Haven. Continue reading ? The post Justice Department asks to dismiss lawsuit opposing transgender military ban appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Did Las Vegas gunman target other music festivals?

Disclosures came as investigators struggled for a fourth day to explain what led the 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to open fire Sunday night on an open-air country music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel casino. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Senate committee weighs federal response to opioid crisis

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is scheduled to convene at 10 a.m. ET to discuss how well the federal government has responded to a mounting public health crisis over opioids. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Senate committee weighs federal response to opioid crisis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Members of Congress to address DACA

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.-D) and Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.-D) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.-D) are slated at 10 a.m. ET to address uncertainty that hovers over the DACA program. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Members of Congress to address DACA appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Former Equifax CEO testifies in fourth hearing over data breach

Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith will field questions over the Equifax hack from the House Financial Services Committee starting at 9:15 a.m. ET Thursday. Watch live here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Former Equifax CEO testifies in fourth hearing over data breach appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

For-profit college students twice as likely to default on loans, report says

The report comes as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rewrites rules that had been put in place by the Obama administration to protect students who said they were defrauded by their for-profit colleges. Continue reading ? The post For-profit college students twice as likely to default on loans, report says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. endured a record fire season. What could be done differently?

As the wildfire season lengthens and the fires become larger and more dangerous — a trend driven by a number of factors, including climate change — both state and federal natural resource departments are spending more time and moneyShow More Summary

Senior Republicans weigh bump stock ban after Las Vegas shooting

The comments from lawmakers marked a surprising departure from GOP lawmakers' general antipathy to gun regulations of any kind. But they were far from a guarantee of a path forward for the new legislation. Continue reading ? The post Senior Republicans weigh bump stock ban after Las Vegas shooting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Twitter chat: Americans are pessimistic about the opioid crisis. What does that mean for a solution?

The PBS NewsHour will host a Twitter chat on the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. ET Oct. 5. Continue reading ? The post Twitter chat: Americans are pessimistic about the opioid crisis. What does that mean for a solution? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Judge lets President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand

The former sheriff was accused of continuing traffic patrols that targeted immigrants so that he could promote his immigration enforcement efforts in a bid to boost his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Continue reading ? The post Judge lets President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump administration asks Congress for $29 billion in disaster aid

The federal flood insurance program is on track to run out of money to pay claims during the week of Oct. 23. Continue reading ? The post Trump administration asks Congress for $29 billion in disaster aid appeared first on PBS NewsH...

How this NATO commander discovered someone in Moscow tried to hack his phone

ORSZYSZ, Poland -- As U.S. Army Lt. Col. Christopher L’Heureux, commander of the NATO base in Poland, wrapped up a day of military exercises in Poland, he checked his iPhone and noticed something irregular. Continue reading ? The post How this NATO commander discovered someone in Moscow tried to hack his phone appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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