Summer academy helps refugee children prepare for life in the U.S.


A program that helps refugee children from 29 countries acclimate to life in the United States met again this summer in New York City. Continue reading


Jill Stein and the role of third party candidates in presidential elections


The third party candidate Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party says she remains the only candidate in the presidential race who is not corrupted by lobbyists’ money, corporate money or super PACs. Continue reading


Trump criticized for response to Muslim military family


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is being roundly criticized for his response to a speech given at the Democratic National Convention last week by the parents of Army Captain Humayun Khan, a Muslim American soldier killed in the Iraq War. Continue reading


Democratic and Republican conventions through the eyes of young voters


PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL) traveled to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to find a diverse range of youth perspectives on this year’s presidential election. Continue reading

(L - R)Donald Trump and his children Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a news conference to mark the opening of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto April 16, 2012.    REUTERS/Mike Cassese (CANADA - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS) - RTR30TK4

Donald Trump’s early years from trouble-making teen to military school star


Born and raised in Queens, New York, to a family of privilege, Donald Trump grew up in a 23-room house and was driven to private school by the family chauffeur. Continue reading

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