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By Gabrielle Hays
A 911 dispatcher is on leave and may lose her job after allegedly hanging up on an supermarket employee hiding during this weekend's shooting rampage in Buffalo, New York.
By Associated Press
The military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, took its first 20 detainees in 2002. Despite various calls to shutter it, it still stands almost twenty years later. A new movie now tells the story of Mohamedou Slahi, who spent 14…
By Amna Nawaz, Ali Rogin
Throughout the pandemic, the NewsHour has highlighted courageous front-line workers who are keeping the country running in the face of unprecedented hardship. Bridget Rhodes is one of these essential workers, a 911 dispatcher in Portland, Oregon, who has offered a…
As a young man, Lawrence Wright first visited the Middle East when he taught English in Cairo. He has spent much of his life since reporting on the region -- documenting culture by sharing the stories of individuals. His new…
By PBS NewsHour
In a rare show of unity, 97 senators voted to override President Obama’s veto of a bill permitting families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged support of the hijackers. The president has warned that it could…
In our news wrap Friday, the Tulsa police officer charged with manslaughter in the death of an unarmed black man turned herself in before being released on a $50,000 bond. Also, Sen. Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald…
Nearly 100 years ago, Darulaman Palace rose as a symbol of modern, progressive, independent Afghanistan. The building has since deteriorated, and Afghanistan itself, shaken by war, is struggling to be self-sufficient. But the palace is being rebuilt, using all Afghan…
There are three national memorials that honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. For some, they provide a mechanism of healing, for others, a chance to remember, and still for others, a way to understand the historical significance of that…
In our news wrap Friday, two days before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. House gave final approval for 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia, although the White House has made suggestions of a veto. Also,…
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