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Joshua Barajas is the deputy online editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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Nation Oct 16What new family separation policy is Trump considering?
More than 60 migrant children remain in U.S. custody after being separated from their parents under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, according to the latest update from the government.
Nation Oct 155 important stories that aren’t about the midterms
Washington state just eliminated the death penalty, Hungary bans sleeping in public areas and other stories we're reading now.
Nation Oct 12Al Gore on alarming U.N. climate report: ‘We have a global emergency’
“The scientists not only predicted these consequences, they’re telling us they’re going to get a lot worse still, until we stop using the Earth’s atmosphere as an open sewer,” Former Vice President Al Gore told the PBS NewsHour.
World Oct 12Read Pope Francis’ letter defending Cardinal Wuerl’s ‘mistakes’ in sex abuse scandal
Pope Francis sent embattled Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl a letter Friday that accepted his resignation while also defending him, saying there was a difference between a cover-up of sexual abuse in the Catholic church and the official's "mistakes."…
Nation Oct 095 important stories that have nothing to do with the White House
More than half of Detroit schools have shut off drinking water over concerns about lead and copper, a string of high-profile killings of women in Iraq and other stories we're reading this week.
Politics Oct 05Collins: ‘I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh’
The Maine senator, considered a key swing vote, is expected to deliver a speech from the Senate floor at 3 p.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
Politics Oct 05More than 80 Maine writers, including Stephen King, to Sen. Collins: Vote ‘no’ on Kavanaugh
Richard Russo, Ann Beattie, Michael Chabon, Elizabeth Strout, among others, joined the letter.
Politics Oct 03Officials were ‘not fully prepared’ to handle family separations at border, new report says
A government watchdog report made public confirms what many media outlets, immigration lawyers and advocates have said for months after the Trump administration rolled out its "zero tolerance" policy earlier this spring: Officials were not prepared.
Politics Oct 03WATCH: Powell says Fed is focused on ‘controlling the controllable,’ not politics
The Federal Reserve chair's comments came as part of a conversation with PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff during The Atlantic Festival in Washington, D.C.
Nation Sep 27Ford testified. Kavanaugh testified. What did we learn?
For all the drama of the moment, it’s unclear what the impact of Thursday's testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh will be. The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to move forward with its vote on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court…