PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
WASHINGTON — A Republican-controlled Senate committee began work Wednesday on revising the landmark No Child Left Behind education law, focusing first on federally mandated testing of America’s schoolchildren. The chairman, Sen. Lamar...
President Barack Obama’s theme for his State of the Union speech was “middle-class economics.” Photo by Mandel Ngan/Reuters Today in the Morning Line: President Obama extends olive branch… to Democrats Eleven proposals the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioThe post Was Obama’s 2015 address a legacy speech? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A nurse examines a patient using a stethoscope at the BMI Weymouth hospital in London, U.K., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. BMI Healthcare Ltd opened the flagship hospital in August this year. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images...
Watch VideoThe post Shields and Brooks on Sen. Joni Ernst’s response to the 2015 State of the Union appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Watch VideoThe post Sen. Joni Ernst delivers GOP response to Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address appeared first on PBS NewsHour.