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Nation Jun 16WATCH: Trump’s opioid commission launches new look at health crisis
https://youtu.be/dzg-WhYGSe4 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he never felt uncomfortable telling people about his mother’s lung cancer after she smoked cigarettes for decades. But he wonders if he would have been as open if she instead consumed heroin instead…
Nation Jun 145 important stories that have nothing to do with the Russia investigations
Here are five important stories that were overlooked in the media frenzy.
Health Jun 13What’s at stake for children’s health care?
Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and the Children’s Health Insurance Program combined have helped usher in near-universal health care coverage for kids, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. But now children's advocates fear those programs…
Education Jun 07Did you leave college before earning your degree? The NewsHour wants to hear from you
Millions of college students are enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities, but many won't finish their degrees. The NewsHour wants to know what stands between students and achievement and what higher education officials can do to remove those obstacles.
Politics Jun 07Read James Comey’s prepared statement before Thursday’s Senate hearing
In his remarks, the fired FBI director detailed his interactions with President Donald Trump on several occasions.
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.