PBS NewsHour

Jul 24

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At least 50 percent of all of Gaza’s water and sanitation infrastructure is no longer functioning.

UNICEF officer Pernille Ironside says there are "no safe places" for children in Gaza.

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Jul 23

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Jul 22

“It started with a machine gun burst from the north.”

-Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts — the ninth living veteran to receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan — recounts the events that resulted in the deadliest single fight yet of the Afghan war.

Jul 21

Homelessness is now a crime in cities throughout the U.S.

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Eighteen percent of cities now ban sleeping in public, and 42% of cities ban sleeping in vehicles.

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Jul 18

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Jul 17

Following the Malaysia Airlines crash, international flights are steering away from Ukraine for safety concerns.
Flight Radar 24 is capturing the patterns of movement.
Go here for updates on the Malaysia Airlines situation.

Following the Malaysia Airlines crash, international flights are steering away from Ukraine for safety concerns.

Flight Radar 24 is capturing the patterns of movement.

Go here for updates on the Malaysia Airlines situation.

Jul 15

"I have no moral authority. I’m a comedian."

-John Oliver talks comedy, “Downton Abbey” and Olympics-style crying.

Jul 10

He was born in a lightning storm and and was really, ridiculously funny.
He developed the the idea for smartphone technology in 1901, and once “shook the poop out of Mark Twain,”
He is…Nikola Tesla. And today, it’s his birthday.
Learn 8 things you never knew about him.

He was born in a lightning storm and and was really, ridiculously funny.

He developed the the idea for smartphone technology in 1901, and once “shook the poop out of Mark Twain,”

He is…Nikola Tesla. And today, it’s his birthday.

Learn 8 things you never knew about him.