These days, it’s hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Michael Rios and Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military. But there's a catch.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to appoint a replacement Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken amid pressure to choose someone who could keep the seat in Democratic hands in a special election next November.
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
The White House offered a rebuttal to sexual misconduct allegations involving President Donald Trump.
By Associated Press
By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause…
By PBS NewsHour
Emergency crews swarmed the streets near Times Square this morning after a man detonated a homemade pipe bomb in the New York subway, creating a panic during rush hour. The suspected attacker, identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, was taken to…
In our News Wrap Monday, three women who have in the past accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment demanded a congressional investigation into his behavior prior to the election. Also, Roy Moore and Doug Jones are neck-in-neck on the…
What do officials know about the attempted morning attack of a New York subway and the motives of the alleged bomber? Nicholas Rasmussen, outgoing director of the National Counterterrorism Center, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the difficulties of preventing such…
By PBS NewsHour
In the final days of the Alabama Senate race, Democratic candidate Doug Jones barnstormed the state with multiple events, while Republican opponent Roy Moore avoided the trail and the national media. The night before Alabama goes to the polls, Don…
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