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Joshua Barajas is the deputy online editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Politics Nov 16Judge approves settlement giving some migrant parents second chance at asylum
The agreement focuses on a group of migrant parents who were interviewed about their asylum claims after being separated from their children, and subsequently had their claims denied.
Nation Nov 15Forest Service chief says there’s progress in combating sexual misconduct. Dozens of women say there’s not enough
Lawmakers at Thursday’s hourslong hearing were presented with a dichotomy: an agency that promises it has made progress in addressing harassment and reprisal, and a former employee who says the changes amount to a “band-aid” to deep-seated problems.
Nation Nov 15WATCH: House committee holds hearing on misconduct and retaliation in the U.S. Forest Service
In interviews with the PBS NewsHour last year, 34 women who worked for the Forest Service across multiple regions described a workplace culture that was hostile to women, and an agency that often fell short in properly addressing complaints of…
Nation Nov 08‘Camp Fire’ in California still growing, kills 5 people
On Friday, officials announced that five bodies were recovered from vehicles in Paradise, California, a town overcome and destroyed by the fire. The fire, as of now, has swelled to 70,000 acres.
Politics Nov 074 questions about Jeff Sessions’ departure and the Russia investigation
The PBS NewsHour asked four experts what implications Sessions’ firing has for Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Politics Nov 07WATCH: ‘That’s such a racist question,’ Trump says when asked if his rhetoric emboldens white nationalists
The PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor asked Trump about his rhetoric ahead of the midterm elections along with his claim that he is a "nationalist," and whether those were contributing to a perception that the Republican Party supported white nationalists.
Politics Nov 06Which states were hit by voting problems on Election Day?
Here’s a look at some of the reported voting problems that have frustrated voters today.
Nation Oct 31Is the U.S. doing enough to fight anti-Semitism?
To people who study extremism, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter's digital footprint was a sign of a disturbing trend.
Politics Oct 31WATCH: Trump to speak at ‘Our Pledge to America’s Workers Event’
Trump is scheduled to speak at 2:30 p.m. EDT. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Oct 26What we know about the suspicious packages suspect
A Florida man has been charged with five federal crimes in connection with a string of suspicious packages with possible explosive devices that targeted Democratic public figures.