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Science Jan 17Cracking down on poaching with 3D-printed fake turtle eggs
One of the world’s most endangered species, the sea turtle, is under threat from human encroachment and poaching. But a conservation biologist has developed a strategy that could help save them. By placing 3D-printed eggs with GPS trackers in nesting…
Politics May 11On Comey’s firing, the White House keeps changing its story
When and how Trump reached the decision to fire FBI director James Comey is a moving target.
Nation Mar 16Trump budget seeks to boost defense spending, slash State Department and EPA
President Donald Trump is proposing “an America First budget” that would boost spending for defense, border security, law enforcement and school choice, while seeking to eliminate “the most inefficient, most wasteful, most indefensible programs” in the federal government, budget director…
Politics Jan 12What reporters saw at the Trump news conference
The marble-lined lobby of Trump Tower was standing-room only for the main event: President-Elect Trump’s first full blown news conference since July. The pent-up demand to question Mr. Trump was about to be satisfied.
Politics Dec 01Trump and Clinton campaign managers clashed angrily, compared war stories at Harvard conference
It was clear that the three weeks since Election Day have done little to diminish the bitterness and rancor between the Trump and Clinton camps as the top officials of all the major 2016 Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns --…
Politics Oct 18Not a fan of any candidate? In Nevada, you can vote for ‘None of These Candidates’
Since 1975, Nevada ballots have included the ultimate protest option: "None of These Candidates."…
Politics Apr 25Kasich adviser: coordinating with Cruz camp to thwart Trump could work in California
The Ted Cruz-John Kasich alliance to try to deny Donald Trump a first-ballot nomination could include the biggest remaining delegate prize: California.
Politics Apr 05John Yang reports from the Wisconsin primaries on Facebook Live
Join PBS NewsHour Correspondent John Yang in a Facebook Live video discussion of the election in Wisconsin.
Politics Apr 05Here are the paths to victory for candidates in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE -- For all the talk of polling, focus groups and metadata in political campaigns, the basic goal is really pretty simple: Getting your supporters to the polling place. Get out the vote operations will be key in today’s Wisconsin…
Politics Apr 04Cruz benefits from Wisconsin republicans’ unified front
MILWAUKEE -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker dropped out the presidential race before the first contest of 2016, but his influence is still being felt in his home state's primary contest.