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She helps people in despair at the Shannon River

Maire Carroll walks the Shannon River at night as part of Limerick Suicide Watch. "I don't think people realize how final it is," she says of...

WATCH: First Lady Melania Trump discusses children's issues at UN

First Lady Melania Trump discusses children's issues during a UN luncheon.

WATCH LIVE: Obama delivers speech and holds Q&A at Gates Foundation

Former President Barack Obama delivers a speech and holds a question and answer session at the Gates Foundation.

WATCH: Vice President Pence speaks during UN Security Council meeting

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a UN Security Council meeting on peacekeeping reform.

PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 19, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump ramps up his war of words in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly. Also: A deadly...

How athletes have used activism to level the playing field

James Blake may have climbed to the top of the tennis world, ranking number four in the world before retiring in 2013, but being a former pro...

How ‘personalized learning’ can put college in reach for nontraditional students

A program in Arizona supports nontraditional students who want to pursue degrees at their own speed. Much like a Netflix subscription, the new...

Remembering a father lost to Vietnam by doing good

Rebecca Rusch has spent most of her life wondering what happened to the father who left for Vietnam and never came back. As a tribute to him and...

Erdogan questions why U.S. has armed Syrian Kurdish 'terrorists,' disputes claims of dictatorship

The decades-long alliance between the U.S. and Turkey has been strained amid the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, in the aftermath of last...

News Wrap: Senate Intelligence Committee cancels private interview with Trump lawyer

In our news wrap Tuesday, Senate investigators in the Russia probe cancelled a private interview with Trump attorney Michael Cohen after he...

First Irma, now Maria. Here’s how U.S. territories are preparing for disaster

Hurricane Maria blasted the northern Caribbean with category 5 winds that devastated the islands of Guadeloupe and Dominica Monday night. The storm...

Powerful 7.1 earthquake will test Mexico’s emergency response

A 7.1 earthquake shook the region near Mexico City on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and killing dozens of people. Judy Woodruff learns more...

Trump urges more nationalist worldview in first UN address

In his inaugural address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump laid out a broad vision for self-interest and nationalism across the world,...