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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

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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

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Why we shouldn’t forget that U.S. presidents owned slaves

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In honor of Black History Month, poet Clint Smith and Harvard University doctoral student, offers his take on the history of racial inequality in the United States. Continue reading

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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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