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World May 25WATCH: Trump chastises NATO allies ‘not paying what they should be paying’
BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation…
Politics May 24CBO verdict: 51 million uninsured by 2026 under House health care bill
As many as 51 million people would lose health insurance coverage by 2026 if the latest Republican effort to overhaul Obamacare becomes law, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest analysis released Wednesday.
Science May 23What Trump’s budget proposal means for science, health and tech
The White House’s full budget request for 2018 seeks sharp cuts to cancer research, climate science and children’s health insurance.
Nation May 18At least 1 person killed after car hits and injures pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square
Emergency vehicles were on the scene, the New York City Police Department confirmed.
Nation May 18Roger Ailes, former Fox News CEO, dies at age 77
Hosts of the morning show “Fox & Friends” appeared visibly upset when they announced Ailes’ death and read his family’s statement on-air early Thursday. Ailes had led Fox News for two decades.
Politics May 155 important stories that have nothing to do with Comey’s firing or Russia
Here are five important stories that you might have missed in the news unfolding like a screenplay in Washington.
Politics May 05Draft proposal shows the Trump administration may gut the drug czar’s office
The Trump administration is considering drastic cuts that would all but eliminate the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a White House official and agency email confirmed to the NewsHour Friday. According to a draft proposal obtained by NewsHour,…
Nation Apr 25Does the death penalty bring closure to a victim’s family?
The last time anyone saw Julie Heath alive was Oct. 3, 1993, when the 18-year-old set out to visit her boyfriend in Hot Springs, Arkansas. A week later, a hunter discovered Heath’s body, less than eight miles from where her…
Nation Apr 20Arkansas executes first person in 12 years
A week ago, Arkansas planned to execute seven men in 11 days. Ledell Lee was put to death late Thursday, and three more men are scheduled to be executed.
Nation Apr 18What’s next in the fight over Arkansas executions
The fight for Davis’ life escalated through a series of appeals and counter arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court late Monday. Without knowing if the court would offer an opinion, prison personnel preemptively served him his last meal.