PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Supporters in favor of same-sex marriage pose for a photograph as thousands gather in Dublin Castle square awaiting the referendum vote outcome on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images. Ireland became the first...
Crew members inspect the oil spill damage at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California May 22, 2015. Bad weather has hindered cleanup efforts, officials said Saturday. Credit: Jonathan Alcorn/REUTERS. Rough waters and high winds were complicating...
WASHINGTON — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of...
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified “secret” at the request of...
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo looks on during his manslaughter trial in Cleveland, Ohio April 6, 2015. Brelo is accused of fatally shooting two unarmed suspects after a long car chase in 2012. Credit: Tony Dejak/REUTERS. Cleveland police...
Democrats see the issue of high out-of-pocket payments the insured have to pay as the next health care issue to address. Credit: Ariel Skelley/Blend Images via Getty Images. WASHINGTON — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats...