Yasmeen Sami Alamiri is the digital news editor for the PBS NewsHour.
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World Sep 20Amid Iran tensions, what are U.S. obligations to Saudi Arabia?
As the fallout from an attack on Saudi oil facilities draws the United States deeper into regional tensions, President Donald Trump treads a fine line.
Nation Aug 05How to help those affected by the shooting in El Paso
A mass shooting Saturday morning at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killed 22 people, and more than two dozen others were wounded. The attack is being handled as a domestic terrorism case, according to federal authorities. Here's how to…
Nation Aug 05How to help those affected by the shooting in Dayton, Ohio
Here are some ways you can help the victims, their families and the community.
Politics Jul 16Why ‘go back’ to your country isn’t a new sentiment in America
Creating divisions to suggest that some people belong and others do not, based on race and ethnicity, is as much a part of the American fabric as immigration itself.
Nation Jul 08U.S. women’s soccer won 4 World Cups. Now can they score equal pay?
The public support on display Sunday, buttressed by their record number of World Cup wins, could give the women greater leverage as they begin mediation in an equal pay lawsuit.
Nation Jul 02WATCH: Trump speaks at ‘Salute to America’ for Fourth of July
The Fourth of July festivities on Thursday will center on an evening address by President Donald Trump, who has said that the event is meant to pay homage to the U.S. military…
Politics Jun 27The Supreme Court blocked a citizenship question from the census. Now what?
Though the court has stopped the citizenship question from being added to the 2020 Census, it does not mean definitively that the question cannot appear on the forms.