Government & Civics

Student volunteers use technology to monitor human rights abuses

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In places where violent conflict makes it difficult for human rights investigators to observe, social media platforms now make it possible to document abuses.
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House Speaker Paul Ryan on immigration ban, Russia

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In an interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan said he is getting along well with President Donald Trump, although he disagrees with some of the President’s recent statements. Continue reading

American Muslim Marine hopes to foster dialogue about religion

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Mansoor Shams is a former U.S. Marine who served from 2000 to 2004. Shams has been traveling around the U.S. with a sign that reads, ā€œIā€™m a Muslim and a U.S. Marine, Ask Me Anything.ā€ Continue reading

Vice President Pence on Supreme Court, immigration restrictions

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Vice President Mike Pence gave his first interview on Wednesday since taking office with the PBS NewsHour. Continue reading

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