• What will come from the unusual, on-camera immigration meeting?

    What will come from the unusual, on-camera immigration meeting?

    Jan 09, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

    ... from it, I'm joined by our own John Yang and Lisa Desjardins. And thank you for being here. And, John, I'm going to start with you. I have been in Washington a long time. I have covered a lot of meetings. This one was different. John Yang: Absolutely ...

  • Opinion: Why your alarmism over Trump is dangerous for democracy

    Opinion: Why your alarmism over Trump is dangerous for democracy

    Oct 19, 2017 02:15 AM EDT

    ... We are confronted daily not simply with outrage, but a kind of end-of-worldism: America is on the brink of dictatorship; Trump is going start World War III; the president’s access to the nuclear codes might actually destroy the universe; if he manages to control his impulses, then ...

  • Column: 5 tips on how to stretch your donation dollars

    Column: 5 tips on how to stretch your donation dollars

    Sep 04, 2017 07:28 PM EDT

    ... in the relief effort. Support established nonprofits Sometimes new groups sprout up to respond to catastrophes like the ones now unfolding in Texas that seem tailor-made for supporting people in distress but have some shortcomings. When I studied the philanthropic response after the 9/11 attacks, I found that ...

  • Shields and Brooks on the Senate health care bill unveiled, Trump’s tape clarification

    Shields and Brooks on the Senate health care bill unveiled, Trump’s tape clarification

    Jun 24, 2017 12:11 AM EDT

    ... HARI SREENIVASAN: And to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That's syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. David, let me start with you. Let's start talking about the health care plan that the Senate rolled out this week. You surprised at what ...

  • This outsider artist in Baltimore has 5,000 pieces of art in his home

    This outsider artist in Baltimore has 5,000 pieces of art in his home

    Apr 06, 2017 08:51 PM EDT

    ... have created large-scale murals in several city parks, so brightly colored and filled with fantastical creatures they are impossible to miss. Soon, they’ll start a program to make art with kids in recreation centers and schools in a “satellite visionary experience”; in the second floor of their house ...

  • While Trump talks tough, U.S. quietly cutting nuclear force

    While Trump talks tough, U.S. quietly cutting nuclear force

    Mar 19, 2017 01:42 PM EDT

    ... the deployed ICBM arsenal at its smallest size since the early 1960s. In 2014, President Barack Obama's administration announced the planned ICBM reduction to tailor the overall nuclear force, including bombers and nuclear-armed submarines, to the New START accord that the U.S. and Russia sealed in 2010 ...

  • Is Trump’s revised travel ban constitutional?

    Is Trump’s revised travel ban constitutional?

    Mar 07, 2017 01:18 AM EDT

    ... Kris Kobach, he was a top adviser to President Trump during his 2016 campaign and through the transition. Welcome to both of you. Let me start with you, Kris Kobach. The first attempt failed in the courts. What do you see as the key change that might allow this one ...

  • One million U.S. students could be studying Mandarin by 2020

    One million U.S. students could be studying Mandarin by 2020

    Aug 19, 2016 04:28 PM EDT

    ... reach that goal, the initiative aims to create a model Chinese language and culture curriculum that is flexible enough to allow local school systems to tailor it to their needs. The foundation also hopes to promote development of language-learning technology and online instruction tools, form a vocal coalition of ...

  • On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

    On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

    May 30, 2016 04:40 PM EDT

    ... winning two terms and the Clinton campaign has worked on for nearly a year. And while it is too early to tell whether the late start signals trouble for Trump, it illustrates the difference between Trump's proudly outsider campaign and the institutional knowledge within Clinton's. "She's been ...

  • How one Minnesota school district handles a rising immigrant population

    How one Minnesota school district handles a rising immigrant population

    Mar 23, 2016 07:30 PM EDT

    Bishar Hassan spends his days navigating the halls and classrooms of Talahi Elementary School, working to embrace and empower the dozens of Somali students who have arrived since the start of the year. Across town, his brother, Ahmed Hassan, fills a similar role at Discovery Community School, another campus that ...

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