Advocate says 'arcane rules' need to change to address nation's gun violence

Advocate says ‘arcane rules’ need to change to address nation’s gun violence

The rampage in Texas Tuesday that took the lives of children and staff at an elementary school has once again renewed calls on Congress to make changes to federal gun laws. Kris Brown, president of Brady, the advocacy campaign that…

'We know we have a crisis,’ advocate says after Texas mass shooting

‘We know we have a crisis,’ advocate says after Texas mass shooting

Gunfire erupted Tuesday afternoon at a Texas elementary school where at least 14 children were killed. As new details about the rampage emerge, gun advocates in Texas say they have been calling for changes to state gun laws for years…

What we know about deadly mass shooting at Texas elementary school

What we know about deadly mass shooting at Texas elementary school

A gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in south Texas Tuesday. Gov. Abbott says the 18-year-old shooter was killed by police. The mass shooting took place in the city of Uvalde about 85 miles west…

Rise in new COVID-19 infections raises questions about U.S. approach to the pandemic

Rise in new COVID-19 infections raises questions about U.S. approach to the pandemic

Cases of COVID-19 are moving back up again at a rapid pace, driven by a highly contagious offshoot of the original omicron strain. Meanwhile, parents of young kids are eagerly awaiting approval of Pfizer’s and likely Moderna’s vaccines for kids…

New Orleans nonprofit works to counter the restaurant industry's racial imbalance

New Orleans nonprofit works to counter the restaurant industry’s racial imbalance

New Orleans is a unique city where its people are part of a rich melting pot of diversity that has made its food world-famous. But many of the culture bearers of that history are being shut out of the top…

Russia's war in Ukraine passes the 3-month mark with no end in sight

Russia’s war in Ukraine passes the 3-month mark with no end in sight

It has been exactly three months since Russia invaded Ukraine. At its peak the largest war in Europe in 80 years displaced more than 13 million people. Tens of thousands of Russian and Ukrainian soldiers and civilians have been killed…

How controversial new voting laws are impacting 2022 elections

How controversial new voting laws are impacting 2022 elections

Voters in many of Tuesday’s primaries are navigating new and sometimes controversial voting laws implemented in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Jessica Huseman, editorial director of Votebeat, the newly launched newsroom following elections and voting, joins William Brangham to…

What we know about deadly mass shooting at Texas elementary school

What we know about deadly mass shooting at Texas elementary school

A gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in south Texas Tuesday. Gov. Abbott says the 18-year-old shooter was killed by police. The mass shooting took place in the city of Uvalde about 85 miles west…

Voters in five states cast their ballots in crucial primary elections

Voters in five states cast their ballots in crucial primary elections

Voters in five states on Tuesday head to the poll to pick party nominees for the midterm election, presenting what may be the biggest test yet for President Trump’s influence in the Republican Party. All eyes have turned to Georgia.…

News Wrap: Biden wraps up his trip to Asia with warnings on Russian aggression

News Wrap: Biden wraps up his trip to Asia with warnings on Russian aggression

In our news wrap Tuesday, President Biden met with leaders of Japan, India and Australia and warned of a “dark hour” in history in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the WHO voiced confidence that a monkeypox outbreak is…

PBS NewsHour live episode 7pm update, May 24, 2022

PBS NewsHour live episode 7pm update, May 24, 2022

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WATCH LIVE: Biden speaks about shooting at Texas elementary school

WATCH LIVE: Biden speaks about shooting at Texas elementary school

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WATCH: Texas Gov. Abbott holds news briefing following mass shooting at Uvalde elementary school

WATCH: Texas Gov. Abbott holds news briefing following mass shooting at Uvalde elementary school

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PBS NewsHour live episode, May 24, 2022

PBS NewsHour live episode, May 24, 2022

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WATCH LIVE: FDA officials, baby formula company executives testify on nationwide shortage

WATCH LIVE: FDA officials, baby formula company executives testify on nationwide shortage

A nationwide baby formula shortage has been affecting caregivers for months. The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce on Wednesday, May 25 will hear from FDA officials as well as the executives of…