Facing Trump’s proposals for cutting programs that help minorities and the poor, Democrats scramble to make up for missed opportunities to protect them.
By Talia Buford, ProPublica
For most of the week, hundreds of clean-up workers have collected globs of black goo and scrubbed rocks coated with the sticky substance to restore a California beach that was contaminated with oil.
By Ariel Min, Joshua Barajas
Safety and security problems put the head of the Centers for Disease Control under the microscope at a House hearing. Lawmakers questioned Dr. Thomas Frieden over concerns such as workers being exposed to live strains of anthrax and avian flu…
By PBS NewsHour
Japan announced plans to build a frozen wall around the damaged Fukushima power plant in an attempt to stop radioactive leaks, amid news that water used to cool nuclear reactors has been leaking into groundwater. Tom Clarke of Independent Television…
A Look Around the Ruins of Fukushima, Where Radiation Still Poses Danger…
By Miles O'Brien
On tonight's NewsHour, Miles O'Brien reports on the decline of Hinkley, Calif., the town featured in the movie Erin Brockovich. Here's the not-so-Hollywood version of what really happened in Hinkley and beyond.
Miles O'Brien looks at the continuing controversy over chromium 6 in Hinkley, California.
The Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that at least 13 people have died so far from listeria found in contaminated cantaloupes. Gwen Ifill discusses the deadliest outbreak of foodborne disease in more than…
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