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Nation May 04Public support for marijuana is growing. Will lawmakers follow?
As of last month, lawmakers in at least 21 states had introduced legislation for recreational use. And 14 states are weighing medical pot proposals. Here's a look at what lawmakers are saying, at the state and federal levels.
Politics Oct 21Our politics team picks the strangest things on the campaign trail this week
In an exceptionally strange race, what are the strangest things that happened on the campaign trail this week? Members of our politics team offer their picks.
Politics May 07Race relations have improved but work remains, Obama tells Howard graduates
President Obama spoke out about race relations in a commencement speech at Howard University on Saturday, sparking a range of reactions from the historically black university's graduating students.
Politics Jan 08Can running for president help your bottom line?
As the 2016 election gets into full swing, all eyes are on Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton and the rest of the top-tier candidates vying for strong finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire. But what happens to all the long-shot candidates…
Politics Oct 13While the Democrats debated, the Republicans offered their own responses on Twitter
While the Democratic presidential candidates were busy debating, the GOP presidential hopefuls were busy tweeting their reactions and not so subtle disses.
Nation Jun 09Texas community regroups through peaceful demonstrations after pool party incident
More than 500 people marched through the Dallas suburb of McKinney Monday evening to protest what they say is the unjust treatment of black teenagers by the police at a pool party over the weekend.
Nation May 18At least 170 charged after deadly biker gang shootout in Waco
The police charged 174 people with engaging in organized criminal activity on Monday, after a midday shootout at a shopping plaza in Waco, TX that left nine dead and 18 wounded.
Nation May 03This is what Baltimore youth have to say about their city and Freddie Gray
Many of those gathered in Baltimore on Saturday were young people who had marched to City Hall from the Gilmor Homes, a public housing development where Gray lived. PBS NewsHour spoke to several of these youths to learn more about…
Nation Apr 27Riots erupt in Baltimore as thousands mourn Freddie Gray
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral Monday of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died April 19 from a spinal injury while he was in police custody in Baltimore.
Science Apr 2125 years of the Hubble telescope in 25 stunning photos
The world’s first space telescope celebrates a quarter century this week. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope launched into orbit aboard the space shuttle Discovery 25 years ago Friday, on April 24, 1990.