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Gretchen Frazee is the deputy digital editor for the PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Aug 19Planned Parenthood funding battle highlights Trump focus on courts
Planned Parenthood’s decision to withdraw Monday from a federal grant program aimed at family planning services is the result of a ruling from an unlikely source: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The historically liberal court allowed a…
Economy Aug 16Will millennials benefit from historically low mortgage rates?
Lower interest rates can save money on monthly mortgage payments, but other financial hurdles could still keep millennials from becoming homeowners.
Politics Aug 14How 2020 could shape the conversation on race in the U.S.
In his reelection bid, President Donald Trump has revived themes of race and ethnicity as one of his campaign talking points. Americans must now decide how to respond.
Nation Aug 01Like her players, outgoing U.S. women’s soccer coach has faced unequal pay
Jill Ellis has been paid substantially less than her male counterparts, shining a light on the inequality coaches of women's sports routinely experience.
Nation Aug 01‘Why did you leave me?’ In new testimonies, migrants describe the ‘torment’ of child separation
After nearly two and a half weeks, one father was able to speak with his 6-year-old daughter. When she got on the phone, she began to cry and asked her dad, “Why did you leave me?”…
Making Sen$e Jul 30What is GDP and is it the best way to measure the economy?
Since the Great Recession, economists have increasingly questioned whether GDP is the best way to measure an economy’s health, and whether it disregards key factors that affect people’s well-being.
Nation Jul 29What we know about the Gilroy shooting
At least three people were killed and more than a dozen were injured Sunday when a person opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California.
Politics Jul 28WATCH: PBS NewsHour’s full coverage of Mueller’s testimony before Congress
Former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Intelligence Committee on July 24 regarding about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Politics Jul 26Trump won key union workers in 2016. Will Scalia as labor secretary change that for 2020?
For Trump, appointing Eugene Scalia is a way to continue taking on unions without alienating rank and file union members in key states he’ll need to win reelection in 2020.
Politics Jul 26WATCH: Mueller’s full testimony before the House Intelligence Committee
Former special counsel Mueller’s nearly two-year probe also investigated possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and potential evidence that President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice.