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The rising number of coronavirus infections in the U.S. proves the pandemic is far from abating. New cases are setting single-day records in several states and declining in only two. While the nation's top medical officials say states should pause re...
In our news wrap Thursday, former Manhattan federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr tried to convince him to step down by offering him a different job. Committee Chair Jerry Nadler call...
New rules for foreign college students have stunned American academic institutions. The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that all of the roughly 1 million international students currently enrolled in the U.S. must attend at least one ...
President Trump's new North American trade deal, the United States-Mexico- Canada-Agreement, known as USMCA, was applauded at the White House Wednesday, with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador visiting. But along with the celebration come q...
Of the nation's roughly 130,000 coronavirus deaths, more than 40,000 have occurred in nursing homes. But one facility in Maryland has had zero COVID-19 cases so far -- despite serving one of the most at-risk populations. Rev. Derrick DeWitt, director...
PBS NewsHour Presents China: Power and Prosperity explores the future of the communist country's relationship with the U.S., which will help determine the new international order, the dominant technology supporting the world's communications infrastr...
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Coronavirus cases in Florida, Arizona and South Carolina are increasing faster than in any other country in the world, reigniting the debate over American exceptionalism. Nick Schifrin talks to former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda, former ...
Since the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, public health experts have emphasized that having an efficient system for wide-scale testing was key to bringing the COVID-19 outbreak under control. But in reality, virus testing in the United Sta...
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that limit birth control coverage under Obamacare -- the third time justices have considered whether some employers could opt out of that coverage based on their beliefs. As the court ...
The metal lithium has become integral to our daily lives, due to its essential role as a battery material in electronic devices. Over the next several decades, the rising popularity of electric vehicles is expected to mean the demand for lithium will...
The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked a renewed dialogue on racism in America. Reform advocates want policy and institutional changes, but individuals are also asking how they can address their own inherent racism....
A new PBS NewsHour documentary, "China: Power and Prosperity," examines today's China, its powerful leader in Xi Jinping and relationship with the U.S. Now, amid a global pandemic, the two governments are decreasing collaboration and accelerating con...
Coronavirus infections are on the rise in 42 states, with the national total passing the 3 million mark. In the hardest-hit areas, including parts of Florida, intensive care units are filled to the brim with patients, and communities are grappling wi...
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Trump administration has officially notified Congress and the United Nations that the U.S. is withdrawing from the World Health Organization. The U.S. has previously contributed over $400 million annually to the organiza...
Parents across the U.S. are wondering what the next school year will hold for their children. While reopening decisions will ultimately be up to state and local officials, President Trump said Tuesday he'll pressure governors to resume in-person clas...
After years of war with Russia and with a new president at the helm, Ukraine has played a crucial role in the struggles between Russia and the West, before it was drawn into U.S. politics and President Trump's impeachment. NewsHour Weekend looks back...
New York's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture celebrated the tradition of black comics this weekend with its annual Black Comic Book Festival. Thousands attended the two-day exhibition in Harlem, which also featured screenings, panel disc...
More than a third of olive oil in the U.S. comes from Italy, which has kept a longstanding reputation for quality. But the quantity of olive oil made in the south of Italy has been in sharp decline. A disease in the region of Puglia has been attackin...