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Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Politics Jan 03Democrats take control of the House today. Here’s what to expect
Shutdown aside, there are several other items on Democrats’ agenda. Here's what to expect as the new Congress convenes today.
Nation Dec 26A second migrant child died in U.S. custody this month. Here’s what we know
Felipe Gómez Alonzo’s death again raises questions about whether officials failed to notice vital signs of distress from a migrant child in government custody.
Politics Dec 21Mattis is leaving. What does that mean for Trump?
Here’s why Mattis’ resignation has worried lawmakers and what it means for U.S. foreign policy going forward.
Nation Dec 204 questions about the Trump administration’s decision to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico
Asylum seekers at the southwest border will now have to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in U.S. immigration courts, a significant departure from decades of American immigration policy. Here's what we know about the change.
Politics Dec 20WATCH: Nancy Pelosi’s end-of-year news conference
Pelosi spoke from the U.S. Capitol today. Watch her remarks here.
Nation Dec 19What changes to this fingerprinting rule could mean for migrant children in U.S. custody
The government is expected to release 2,000 or so migrant children to designated sponsors in the coming days.
Politics Dec 19What we learned — and still don’t know — from Senate reports on Russian election propaganda
The reports focus on the machinations of the Internet Research Agency, a well-funded organization within Russia’s propaganda wing that was indicted in February by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team for plotting to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Nation Dec 126 ways officials failed to stop Larry Nassar’s abuse
Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor who sexually assaulted hundreds of women and girls, “did not operate in a vacuum,” but “acted within an ecosystem that facilitated his criminal acts,” according to a report released Monday.
Nation Dec 11WATCH: U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner testifies on Trump’s immigration policies
Watch the commissioner's remarks here.
Nation Dec 10How the fallout from Larry Nassar’s sex abuse has grown
Here's a look at the fallout from the sex abuse case, regarded as the worst in sports history, and what’s happening to the institutions where Nassar hurt the athletes he was hired to help.