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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 Oct 2512 suspicious packages and the growing concern over political rhetoric
A string of suspicious packages containing "potentially destructive devices" targeting nine public figures across the country this week has raised broader concerns about the kind of political rhetoric that has been amplified in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections.
Politics Oct 24WATCH: Trump delivers remarks on opioid epidemic
Trump is expected to speak at 2 p.m. EDT today. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Oct 24What we know about the ‘possible explosive devices’
Suspicious packages containing “potentially destructive devices” were sent to at least five public officials across the country this week, all of them similar in appearance, FBI officials said Wednesday.
World Oct 22What we know about the latest migrant caravan traveling through Mexico
As of Monday, the United Nations said the caravan heading north has grown to about 7,200 Central American migrants. Here is what we know.
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.