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Politics Oct 16WATCH: Donald Trump stands with Mitch McConnell for Rose Garden press briefing
President Donald Trump offered remarks today that wandered from the opioid crisis to the Russia probe and to relief efforts in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at his side.
Politics Oct 16WATCH: White House briefing cancelled after Trump offers statements from Rose Garden
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was scheduled to brief the media Monday at 1:30 p.m. ET, but shortly before she was to step to the podium, President Donald Trump appeared in the White House Rose Garden with Senate Majority Leader…
Science Oct 132017 is on track to be a record-setting year for massive natural disasters in the U.S.
So far, 2017 has produced 15 major U.S. natural disasters and shows no sign of slowing down. Here's a look at these disasters by the numbers.
Health Oct 128 million kids could lose health insurance if the CHIP program isn’t renewed. Here’s what that looks like in one state
With the Senate in recess this week and the House of Representatives out the next, time to find a fix for CHIP is running out.
Politics Oct 05Poll: Most Americans disapprove of how Congress has handled health care
More Americans are dissatisfied with Congress after a summer of political haggling led by Senate and House Republicans failed to produce enough votes to dismantle Obamacare, according to a new poll from PBS NewsHour and Marist.
Health Oct 05WATCH LIVE: Senate committee weighs federal response to opioid crisis
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is scheduled to convene at 10 a.m. ET to discuss how well the federal government has responded to a mounting public health crisis over opioids.
Nation Oct 05WATCH LIVE: Members of Congress to address DACA
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.-D) and Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.-D) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.-D) are slated at 10 a.m. ET to address uncertainty that hovers over the DACA program.
Nation Oct 04Poll: Most Americans say ‘dreamers’ should be granted citizenship
No matter their politics, most Americans want DACA recipients to remain with their parents in the United States, according to a new poll by PBS NewsHour and Marist Poll.
Politics Oct 03Poll: Most Americans don’t think Trump can lead during global crisis
Fifty-seven percent of survey respondents said they have an unfavorable impression of him, according to a new poll from the PBS NewsHour and Marist Poll.
Health Oct 03Poll: Most Americans think Trump hasn’t done enough to fix opioid crisis
Only 2 percent of adults nationwide said the country’s opioid problem improved over the last year.