These days, it's hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you other important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol.
By Erica R. Hendry
NFL players will be encouraged to stand for the national anthem at the start of the football games, the league’s chief told reporters today. After two days of meeting with owners of each NFL team, representatives for the players’ union…
By Joshua Barajas
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell…
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
The NFL gave up its federal tax-exempt status a few years ago and now files tax returns as a taxable entity. So it’s unlikely that Trump’s proposal, tweeted in the early hours Tuesday, would change anything.
By Associated Press
President Trump's social media feud with Republican Sen. Bob Corker over the weekend ended with the senator asserting that Trump’s reckless threats could set the U.S. “on the path to World War III.” Tamara Keith of NPR and Stuart Rothenberg…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Saturday night stoked the controversy over his call for punitive action against NFL players who take a knee or otherwise protest during the national anthem, tweeting anew that they should remain standing out of respect for…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Ezra Klein of Vox join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the resignation of Tom Price as HHS secretary over expensive chartered flights, the anti-establishment upset in the Alabama Senate runoff…
By Laura Santhanam
A Newshour/Marist poll shows stark divisions across different racial and ethnic groups, and also along party lines.
By Mychal Denzel Smith
The NFL, by way of embracing all the iconography of America, has also invited the pointed backlash to that iconography.
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