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Erica R. Hendry is the digital news editor at PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Sep 185 important stories that were lost in last week’s news dump
The lack of pain diagnoses attached to opioid prescriptions, the alarming new numbers on suicide attempts among trans youth, and other stories we're reading this week.
Politics Sep 17WATCH LIVE: Trump hosts Hispanic Heritage Month celebration
The event is expected to begin at 5 p.m. ET Monday. Watch live here.
Politics Sep 06Read Brett Kavanaugh’s full email questioning if Roe v. Wade is ‘settled law’
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect the remainder of the hearing testimony. In 2003, while he was working at the George W. Bush White House, Brett Kavanaugh wrote that he wasn’t sure every expert saw the landmark…
Politics Sep 04Read CEO Jack Dorsey’s full testimony on Twitter and political bias
In his prepared testimony, Dorsey said "we have learned from situations where people have taken advantage of our service and our past inability to address it fast enough." The platform has so far removed 3,843 accounts linked to the IRA,…
Politics Aug 23WATCH: Pence says Space Force will be established by 2020
The vice president is scheduled to speak at 1:45 p.m. EDT. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Aug 145 important stories that have nothing to do with the Omarosa-Trump feud
The Hurricane Maria deathtoll in Puerto Rico is more than 20 times higher than the government estimated, a jury has awards $289 million in damages to a man who claims a popular herbicide caused his cancer and other stories we're…
Nation Aug 065 important stories that deserve a closer look
A new law in France will give fines to street harassers, a county in Georgia will place a long rifle in every high school and middle school this fall and other stories we're reading now.
Politics Jul 31Foreign payments, unregistered lobbying and other activities that led to Paul Manafort’s indictment
As the Virginia trial for Trump's former campaign chair gets underway, here’s a look, in order of events, at what we know about his political consulting work with Ukraine and other foreign actors.
Politics Jul 23WATCH: After first Virginia Senate debate, Kaine and challenger Stewart talk economy, Trump
After the debate, at a Virginia Bar Association forum in Hot Springs, Virginia, both candidates sat down with Woodruff to talk about their state's changing demographics, economic growth, family separation at the border and President Donald Trump's performance in office,…
Politics Jul 23WATCH: Trump to speak at ‘Made in America’ event at White House
President Donald Trump is expected to speak at 3:15 p.m. ET. Watch live here.