The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court's five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members saying they would not have.
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn't appear…
By Lori Jane Gliha, Rocky Mountain PBS
As more states legalize recreational use of marijuana, edible forms of the drug are also becoming increasingly popular. But little research has been done on potential complications of consuming the substance, and some scientists believe they can cause hallucinogenic reactions.
Three years in, the Women's March is facing criticism as it strives to sustain political momentum. While the first march is believed to be the largest single-day protest in American history, organizers have since come under fire from groups claiming…
On Martin Luther King Day, we return to a segment we first aired last year, about an effort to revive one of Dr. King’s signature programs, what he called the Poor People’s Campaign. Judy Woodruff sat down with Reverend William…
By Colin Brinkley, Associated press
At least four panels are expected to challenge DeVos on her most polarizing policies.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history stretches into a fifth week, millions of poor Americans who depend on food and rental assistance are becoming increasingly worried about the future.
By Holly Ramer, Associated Press
The weather contributed to multiple deaths over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
In June, the state of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, which manufactures the prescription painkiller OxyContin, alleging that the family controlled-company misled patients about the dangers of the opioid drug. Now, new details about the company’s marketing strategy…
By PBS NewsHour
The hardest part about ending the government shutdown, now in it’s 30th day, is that both parties have long standing ideals about immigration that align with the people they represent, says NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield. So it might…
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