Courtney Norris is a national affairs producer for the NewsHour. She can be reached at email@example.com
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Education Mar 15How teachers are trying to stop the spread of hate
More than 10 percent of the 7,175 hate-bias incidents reported by law enforcement in 2017 occurred at schools and universities.
Education Jan 25Democrats campaigned to raise teacher pay. For now, more are prepared to strike
Democrats are facing pressure to act on the issue, after siding with teachers who staged a rising number of strikes since last year.
Politics Nov 06Which states were hit by voting problems on Election Day?
Here’s a look at some of the reported voting problems that have frustrated voters today.
Nation Oct 19How a Catholic sex abuse report in Pennsylvania echoed around the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation into child sex abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic churches, the latest fallout of widespread allegations made public by a grand jury probe this summer. Here’s a timeline of events since the…
Politics Aug 29Trump is unblocking more Twitter users. What about the rest?
President Donald Trump's Twitter account unblocked several followers this week, the latest development in a legal battle over free speech and how presidents use social media.
Nation Aug 15How Catholic churches in Pennsylvania hid decades of abuse
A nearly 900-page report last week includes dozens of testimonies provided by victims and reveals a pattern of systematic cover-ups by senior church officials.
Nation Aug 10Counterprotesters mobilize against Sunday’s ‘Unite the Right’ rally in D.C., a year after Charlottesville
This follows a wave of white nationalist events across the country so far this month.
Nation Jul 135 things we learned from Mueller’s new Russia indictment
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian officials Friday shed light on the people behind cyber attacks and how they carried them out. Here are some key findings.
World Jun 07How a survivor of ‘conversion therapy’ became the driving force behind Canada’s first ever ban
After hearing personal testimonies from survivors, the Vancouver City Council passed a motion Wednesday to ban “conversion therapy,” the widely discredited practice intended to “cure” an LGBTQ individual’s sexual orientation. The unanimous vote made Vancouver the first city in Canada…
Nation Jun 055 important stories that have nothing to do with the White House
Milwaukee has failed to properly handle cases of lead poisoning in children, mass protests in Jordan could have major implications and other stories we're reading now.