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By Elena Becatoros and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama opened his final foreign trip as president Tuesday with reassuring words in Greece about the U.S. commitment to NATO even as he prepares to hand off to a Donald Trump administration, saying Democratic and Republican administrations alike…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama must use his last major trip abroad to try to calm shocked world leaders about the outcome of the U.S. election.
By PBS NewsHour
Greece launched a program Monday to provide education to the thousands of migrant children displaced in that nation. But the program is facing resistance from Greek parents concerned about cultural differences and infectious diseases. The pushback is one example of…
In our news wrap Tuesday, The New York Times reported that the FBI briefly investigated Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings, in 2014, after he allegedly stabbed his brother. Also, French authorities have…
On Friday, long-distance runner Alexi Pappas will compete in Rio in her first-ever Olympic race. But unlike many of her Olympic peers, Pappas does not put all her talent in one basket. In addition to training as a world-class runner,…
By Kulsoom Khan
At least 880 migrants have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the past week, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday.
Over the weekend, the PBS NewsHour received the George Foster Peabody Award -- the highest honor in broadcast journalism -- for its coverage of the European migrant crisis with the “Desperate Journey” series. The award was accepted by special correspondent…
The island of Lesbos is one of the Aegean’s most idyllic locales, and long a destination for tourism in Greece. But local residents and businesses are bracing for potential economic catastrophe, as tens of thousands of vacationers are staying away…
Saturday on NewsHour Weekend: Pope Francis takes 12 Syrian refugees back to Italy following his visit to Greece. Later, at least 41 are dead after two earthquakes hit Japan. And, a rust-belt city in Ohio shares its plans for rebuilding…
The UN refugee agency is refusing to cooperate with European authorities in processing and deporting the migrants stranded in Greece -- a move that could destabilize the recent deal with Turkey to stem the migrant flow. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant…
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