IRS commissioner: Funding cuts hinder security, efficiency
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IRS commissioner: Funding cuts hinder security, efficiency

The IRS is facing tougher scrutiny than ever from Congress. Last week, lawmakers repeatedly pressed…

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In cow-worshipping India, beef stirs up vigilante violence
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In cow-worshipping India, beef stirs up vigilante violence

The cow is considered sacred to Hindus, who make up 80 percent of India’s 1.2…

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Supreme Court weighs scope of presidential power in immigration case
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Supreme Court weighs scope of presidential power in immigration case

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to President Obama’s actions that would defer…

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Ecuador struggles with basic services after powerful earthquake
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Ecuador struggles with basic services after powerful earthquake

Crews searched for survivors in the rubble of Ecuador’s 7.8 earthquake around the clock, rescuing…

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Candidates tout ‘New York values’ ahead of crucial primary
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Candidates tout ‘New York values’ ahead of crucial primary

Voters in New York will cast their votes in the presidential primaries on Tuesday. Judy…

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 17, 2016
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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 17, 2016

On this edition for Sunday, April 17, a powerful earthquake strikes Ecuador. Later, looking ahead…

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What to expect from Tuesday’s primary in New York
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What to expect from Tuesday’s primary in New York

The presidential campaigns are homing in on their New York supporters with two days left…

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As opioid epidemic worsen, rethinking how doctors are taught to treat pain
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As opioid epidemic worsen, rethinking how doctors are taught to treat pain

Pain is the most common reason that people go to the doctor. Yet physicians and…

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PBS Newshour Weekend full episode April 16, 2016
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PBS Newshour Weekend full episode April 16, 2016

Saturday on NewsHour Weekend: Pope Francis takes 12 Syrian refugees back to Italy following his…

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Behind Pope Francis’ trip to Lesbos amid migrant crisis
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Behind Pope Francis’ trip to Lesbos amid migrant crisis

Described by the Vatican as a “gesture of welcome,” Pope Francis visited the island of…

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