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Politics Jul 03New poll: 70% of Americans think civility has gotten worse since Trump took office
Americans broadly believe their country’s political tone has become less civil since Donald Trump was elected president and that fundamental rights are weakening, according to a new PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
Politics Jun 28Most Americans disapprove of GOP’s treatment of health care
A majority of Americans are unhappy with the Republicans' efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system, a troubling sign for the party as it struggles to pass a health care bill in Congress.
Nation Jun 275 important stories you may have missed
In a week fraught with murky developments over the GOP Senate health care bill, here are some important stories you may have missed.
Health Jun 26CBO: 22 million people would lose insurance under Senate health care bill
The bill was released last Thursday, and GOP leaders are pushing for a final vote this week.
Health Jun 23The nation’s biggest drug lobby remains silent on GOP health care bill
PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff interviewed PhRMA's Stephen Ubl on Friday at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
Nation Jun 22What about guns divides Americans?
Pollsters often ask people about gun control and gun rights, but this survey attempts to better understand America's complicated relationship with firearms.
Nation Jun 215 important stories that deserve a second look
Here are five stories that provide some insight into what’s happening outside the Capitol.
Nation Jun 19Fewer people have died from mass shootings in 2017, but that’s only part of the story
By mid-June, there were 196 shooting incidents with least four people wounded or killed. That's up from 182 incidents over the same period last year.
World Jun 19French police block off area near Champs-Elysees
The police action occurred in the area's shopping district.
World Jun 191 dead, 10 injured after man drives van into crowd outside London mosque
British Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack "terrorist" in nature.