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After two years of escalating threats and tariffs, the U.S. and China have signed a trade deal. In what is known as Phase 1 of a larger agreement, Beijing pledged to increase purchases of U.S. goods, while U.S. tariffs remain on $360 billion of Chine...
Six candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination met on stage in Iowa Tuesday night for the final debate before the state's caucuses in early February. Electability was a prominent theme, as the candidates sparred over who would be able...
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has plagued Democratic Republic of Congo for nearly a year and a half, with more than 3,000 people getting sick and 2,000 dead. Major medical advances in prevention and treatment have kept the disease's toll from...
In our news wrap Tuesday, European leaders took a major step in pressuring Iran to adhere to the 2015 nuclear deal. Germany, France and the United Kingdom triggered the deal's official dispute process over Iran's decision to no longer abide by its en...
It appears that the House of Representatives will finally vote to transmit articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate Wednesday, setting up formal trial proceedings to begin Thursday. Although no decision has been announced on whet...
Although the 2020 presidential election cycle has proven fluid and unpredictable so far, a near certainty is that Wisconsin will again be a battleground state this fall. With that likelihood in mind, President Trump is holding a campaign event in Mil...
Attorney General William Barr wants Apple to unlock the iPhones of the man who allegedly killed three sailors at a Florida Naval air base in December, saying there might be valuable information stored on the devices. But Apple, citing broader privacy...
Over two decades of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, much research has explored the psychological toll suffered by the men and women who serve. A phenomenon that is perhaps less well understood is survivor's guilt. Adam Linehan was an Army medic in ...
Rome is being roiled by a series of unusual developments in which a former pope appeared to be weighing in on a sensitive issue facing his successor, Pope Francis. The debate is over the law of clerical celibacy, which divides many Catholics. But now...
Half the population of India lives in areas where water resources are highly stressed. In the coastal city of Chennai, rapid economic development and a population boom have jeopardized supplies of freshwater, prompting officials to rely on desalinati...
This year's film version of "Little Women" received six Oscar nominations, including one for best picture. Author Louisa May Alcott was inspired to write her landmark novel, which was based on her own family, at Orchard House in Concord, Massachusett...
After the U.S. killed an elite Iranian general, the regime in Tehran hoped to unify its people, many of whom had been protesting against Iran's government for months. But then Iran's military accidentally shot down a passenger aircraft and denied it ...
In our news wrap Monday, a volcano in the Philippines is erupting, forcing thousands of people from their homes. The Taal volcano is spewing lava about 40 miles south of Manila, the capital. Also, China is condemning Taiwanese separatists after pro-i...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to transmit the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate within days. She had held out for weeks as Democrats pressed Senate Republicans to call witnesses -- but leaders of both parties ...
A day after the House impeached President Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell reassured Trump's allies and slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who says she may delay sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate -- a necessary step to begin a trial ther...
In our news wrap Thursday, the House approved one of President Trump's top priorities: the USMCA trade deal, which modernizes the existing NAFTA and won overwhelming bipartisan support, plus the backing of labor unions and business. Also, the Senate ...
Since it was first created during the Obama administration, there has been no end to the fight over the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The battle continues to play out on the campaign trail and in the courts, where a recent federal...
The PBS NewsHour/POLITICO Democratic debate airs Thursday night from Los Angeles. Three of the debate's moderators, Judy Woodruff, Amna Nawaz and Yamiche Alcindor, join John Yang to discuss controversies around the debate qualifications and candidate...
The PBS NewsHour/POLITICO Democratic debate airs Thursday night from Los Angeles. Lisa Desjardins reports from Loyola Marymount University with a roundtable of guests eagerly anticipating the event: NewsHour West anchor Stephanie Sy, Amy Walter of th...
Our panel analyzes the impeachment of President Trump after a marathon day of debate in the House. Lisa Desjardins reports and joins Third Way managing director and former House Intelligence Subcommittee staff director Mieke Eoyang, former House Inte...