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Soon, pharmacists in California and Oregon will be able to dispense certain types of birth control pills without a prescription. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters California and Oregon will be the first states in the nation to allow women to get birth...
Phil Moeller explains how two major Medicare policy changes will affect your health care. Photo by Rob Lewine/Tetra Images/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the...
President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a press conference from the White House at 1 p.m. EDT today. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event in the player above. WASHINGTON — To President Barack Obama, the historic nuclear accord with Iran...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: If Wall Street hoped for a big boost from the Iran nuclear deal, investors were disappointed. Instead, worries about corporate profits kept gains in check. The Dow Jones industrial average added 76...
Cartoonist Berkeley Breathed and his son Milo sign copies of “Mars Needs Moms!” at Dutton’s Brentwood Books on May 11, 2007 in Brentwood, California. Breathed recently revived his comic strip “Bloom County” on his...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioIn our NewsHour Shares series, we show you things that caught our eye recently on the web. What about you? Leave your suggestions in the comments below, or tweet to @NewsHour using #NewsHourShares. We might share it...