About Kamala @kkelkar
Kamala Kelkar works on investigative projects at PBS NewsHour Weekend. She has been a journalist for a decade, reporting from Oakland, India, Alaska and now New York.
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Politics Apr 07Read: Kirstjen Nielsen’s full resignation letter from Homeland Security Secretary post
In an abrupt departure, Homeland Security Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned from her post on Sunday. Read her the full letter.
Politics Mar 24Read Attorney General Barr’s full letter on Mueller report conclusions
The Justice Department released on Sunday main findings of a 22-month investigation into whether Russia interfered or colluded with President Donald Trump and his campaign during the 2016 presidential election. Read it here.
Nation Jan 19WATCH: Trump makes statement about shutdown, U.S.-Mexico border
On day 29 of the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump offered legislative relief for children who came to the country undocumented, while asking for the same $5.7 billion wall that provoked the impasse.
Politics Jan 12Julián Castro announces 2020 presidential run from Texas
In the town where he was mayor for five years, Julián Castro announced at a rally in San Antonio on Saturday, his plans to run as a Democratic candidate during the 2020 presidential election.
Nation Oct 27WATCH: FBI, law enforcement hold press conference after mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue
The FBI and other law enforcement officials are expected to speak during a press conference at 4 p.m. after a shooter opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing at least 10 people.
Nation Sep 29#MeToo and narrow definitions of sexual assault can isolate survivors, says Yale Law professor
For a Yale Law School professor pioneering research on the #MeToo movement, the Kavanaugh hearings are indicative of larger issues with how we think about sexual assault.
Politics Sep 23Read emails about terms of testimony by woman who says Kavanaugh assaulted her
Emails between lawyers for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who has said Kavanaugh assaulted her, show a standoff about the conditions for Ford's testimony.
Nation Sep 01WATCH: Barack Obama’s full eulogy for John McCain
Watch former President Barack Obama's full eulogy for Sen. John McCain.
Nation Aug 26In tennis, a long history of white elitism has not stopped black women from winning
Four women of color are representing America this week at the in the last 50th annual Grand Slam championship. Yet, their talents and prestige do not shield them from the sport’s legacy of elitism.
World Jul 15Mobs are killing people in India based on false rumors spread through WhatsApp
More than a dozen people in India have died since May because mobs are believing viral messages from WhatsApp that accuse people of child trafficking, organ harvesting or other egregious acts.