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Politics May 18Comey ‘disgusted’ by Trump hug, considered White House ‘not honorable,’ friend says
A friend of former FBI Director James Comey shared details of their conversations about President Trump.
Politics Mar 15All in for Trump: inside a North Carolina military family’s GOP politics
He’s attacked veterans and women, characterized Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug traffickers, and voiced his desire to punch a protester in the face. And yet, Donald Trump continues to dominate the GOP presidential race, even bringing scores of new…
Nation Oct 15Stopping the revolving prison door
For the past several months, the NewsHour has been granted rare access to a maximum security facility in Maryland, where a unique pilot program is trying to stop the revolving prison door from spinning.
Politics Jul 02What does Jim Webb believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
He’s famously Scottish American, a Marine veteran and former Secretary of the Navy who has written 10 books and is the creative force behind “Rules of Engagement.” Jim Webb upset the Virginia Democratic establishment and the national Republican party with…
Politics Jun 30What does Chris Christie believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
He’s a lawyer, a former Wall Street lobbyist and a Bruce Springsteen superfan. Chris Christie is the two-term Republican governor of a blue state, a Little League coach and father of four. Here’s where he stands on 10 big issues.
Nation May 23Weeks-long computer crash sends U.S. immigration courts back to pencils and paper
Judges were forced to resort to old-fashioned technology, using four-track tape recorders or pencils and paper in the absence of their usual digital audio recording system. Immigrants and family members looking for information on pending cases from the agency’s phone…
Nation May 1660 years after Brown v. Board, how far has the nation come in eliminating segregated education?
Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of “Brown v. Board of Education,” the landmark Supreme Court ruling that declared separate schools for black and white children were “inherently unequal.”…
Nation Mar 12The almost American family
Meet the Fofanas -- a Baltimore family facing a constant threat of deportation. Their story, which features three distinct immigration battles within one household, shines a light on the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and the challenges facing reform.
Politics Jul 03Selling Obamacare: Is the White House Ready?
The business mandate within the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide coverage is now delayed, and that is prompting reaction from critics who say other parts of the law should be put on hold, too -- if…
Nation Apr 17‘Stars Have Definitely Lined Up’ On Immigration Reform, Says Christian Leader
Hari Sreenivasan talks with Rev. Samuel Rodriguez about the changing debate over immigration. The last time the nation heard the terms "amnesty" and "pathway to citizenship" batted around with such frequency was seven years ago, in the year leading up…