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A record-setting heat wave has pushed California to the brink with the state facing its highest chance of rolling blackouts this year. Electricity demand forced the power grid operator to urge residents to conserve energy for an eighth straight day.
After a judge struck down the federal mask mandate for public transportation, the Centers for Disease Control says it still recommends masking. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice appealed the decision.
President Biden and the European Union on Friday announced new plans to enable Europe to become less dependent on Russian oil and gas. But for now, the Russian invasion has opened up much larger questions over our dependence on fossil…
PBS NewsHour spent much of last week trying to examine what still divides our country and the deep polarization that preceded the Jan. 6 riots. Now, Paul Solman looks at multiple efforts to bridge those major political and cultural fissures…
A New York judge on Thursday exonerated two men of assassinating Malcolm X. The iconic civil rights figure was gunned down in Manhattan in 1965. Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam were convicted, and imprisoned until the 1980's. A…
The leaders of major oil and gas companies testified at a tough hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill about their companies' roles in greenhouse gas emissions, the acceleration of climate change and allegations of past deception and misinformation. The testimony comes…
Search crews across middle Tennessee are still looking through the debris of a flooded landscape. At least 22 people died in Saturday's disaster with a dozen others missing. Stephanie Sy reports.
In western Germany this week, whole cities seem to be underwater after days of heavy rainfall filled rivers to capacity and quickly turned into flash flooding. As parts of Europe dig out of this latest weather disaster, the European Union…
Over the past several days, the PBS NewsHour looked at America’s broken child care system and some of the programs trying to address the challenges. In this final part of our series “Raising the Future: America’s child care dilemma,” special…
For the U.S. military, high quality child care is not just a family issue, it’s a matter of national security. Taking care of military families ensures soldiers can be ready to deploy at any time. Could the government-supported child care…
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