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Running out of a church basement in East Baltimore, the nonprofit Turnaround Tuesday has a high success rate of finding jobs for formerly incarcerated people. Its organizers focus on two main tasks: showing people that their past experiences provide ...
A rare bipartisan agreement on a bill, which reduces mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders, turned into a heated exchange after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his opposition to the bill. The bill was overwhelmingly appr...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a sweeping federal indictment on Friday afternoon against "Russian conspirators," detailing a highly orchestrated campaign to interfere with the 2016 election by tarnishing Hillary Clinton and promotin...
In our news wrap Friday, White House chief of staff John Kelly ordered an overhaul of the security clearance process. Kelly has come under fire after reports that Rob Porter maintained interim clearance despite abuse allegations by his two ex-wives. ...
How do you talk to children about mass shootings so they feel both prepared and reassured? John Yang asks parents and school administrators how they handle this responsibility in the wake of another tragedy.
According to The New Yorker, former Playboy model Karen McDougal alleges she had an affair with President Trump more than a decade ago, resulting in extensive efforts to keep the story out of the press through payouts and contracts. Judy Woodruff bre...
Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn and National Review senior editor Ramesh Ponnuru join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including criminal charges against Russian operatives for interfering in the election, the politics of gun...
"Black Panther" isn't just a big-budget action movie getting rave reviews; it's a full-fledged cultural phenomenon. Unlike other movies in the Marvel universe, it has an African superhero, a majority-black cast and an African- American director. Jeffr...
In our news wrap Wednesday, a train carrying Republican members of Congress, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, collided with a garbage truck in Virginia, killing the driver. None of the lawmakers aboard were hurt. Also, the director of the Centers f...
Conservative Republicans have been urging President Trump to release the classified House Intelligence Committee memo, believing it would discredit the FBI and the Russia investigation. But the FBI has issued a statement saying the agency has "grave ...
What does President Trump's 2018 State of the Union address tell us about his agenda this year? Yamiche Alcindor and Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post join Judy Woodruff to dissect the president's words.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says the U.S. is moving very rapidly into an oligarchy, and his goal is to rally Americans around a progressive agenda The senator, who offered one of several responses to President Trump’s State of the Union, also tells J...
As many as 400 Oregon residents are estimated to die prematurely every year from exposure to diesel exhaust, a toxic carcinogen and a contributor to climate change. While new vehicles have emission requirements, there are no regulations for the older...
Award-winning writer Jesmyn Ward joins Jeffrey Brown to answer readers’ questions about her novel “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” the first selection in the Now Read This book club, plus we announce what we’ll be reading for next month.
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we get a glimpse into the intelligent group hunting patterns of killer whales -- and the escape of one very lucky seal.
In his first State of the Union address, President Trump spoke of shared American values and dreams, while calling for more stringent immigration rules and touting the economy. Judy Woodruff leads analysis of the president’s speech, as well as the De...
President Trump speaks to Congress and the nation on Tuesday in his first State of the Union address. White House officials say he will tout economic progress and call for bipartisan agreement on immigration. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join...
In our news wrap Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan defended an effort by congressional Republicans to make public a classified memo on the Russia probe. Also, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced a joint venture to provide quality ...
The FBI's deputy director is stepping down from the agency earlier than his March retirement. Andrew McCabe, who once oversaw an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, has been a target of President Trump's anger and twee...