PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Supporters of the Equal Rights Campaign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 25, 2015. The day before the justices handed down the landmark decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, the Court upheld the availability of tax...
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay couples married across the country as LGBTQ pride celebrations took place around the globe on Saturday. People take part in the annual Gay Pride...
For more than half a century, the Confederate battle flag has flown at South Carolina’s Statehouse. But the flagpole on the grounds of the Columbia Capitol building briefly stood unadorned Saturday after an activist climbed it and removed the...
The Supreme Court stands in Washington May 18, 2015. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court term that is nearing its end shows how silence can signal success. With a notable paucity of dissents and not a single word to...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Joining me now is the chief Washington correspondent for “The National Law Journal,” Marcia Coyle. So, Marcia, yesterday, we talked a lot about the impact of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Monday marks the first full year since ISIS declared the caliphate, an Islamic State, part of the justification for its terror campaign across the Middle East. Just this...