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U.S. opioid crisis reaches historic proportions, CDC says

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In 2015, more than 30,000 people died from opioid overdoses, which caused almost two-thirds of all overdoses in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Continue reading

Alt-right seeks to make white nationalism mainstream

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Discuss the rise of the alt-right movement in the United States with this PBS NewsHour video and questions. Continue reading

Civilians and rebels flee Aleppo amid accusations of human rights abuses

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Discuss the latest developments in the Syrian Civil War with this NewsHour video and questions. Continue reading

Fake news websites lead to real life dangers such as ‘Pizzagate’

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Concern over the spread of fake news has grown since the election, when a number of false reports were circulated widely through social media. Continue reading

5 things to know about John Glenn: Astronaut, senator, American hero

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Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn died on Thursday, December 9, 2016. He was 95-years-old. Continue reading

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