Today's News, Tomorrow's Lesson

2015-05-05
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Women in Kurdistan, an independent region in Iraq, have joined the ranks of fighters battling the Islamic State (ISIL). *Note: this story is meant...
Bruce Jenner has been in the news because in a recent interview on ABC’s “20/20” news program, he* came out as transgender. More than 16.8 million...
by Listen Current On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a German plane flying from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany was crashed on purpose by Andres...
2015-03-03
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In March, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights, which led to the passing of the Voting Rights...
2015-02-23
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by Listen Current On February 21, 1965 Malcolm X was assassinated while on stage giving a speech in Harlem. 39 year old Malcolm X was shot 21 times...
2015-02-02
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by Listen Current President Obama gave his State of the Union last month, officially entering his 7th year as president. With two years remaining in...
Editor-in-chief Stephane Charbonnier was killed in the Jan. 7 terrorist attack.(Fred Dufour/Courtesy Agence France-Presse) Twelve people, including...
PBS NewsHour Extra Taliban gunmen massacred over a hundred students at a school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, in one of the worst terrorist...
Anti-Defamation League Controversy over the name of the NFL’s Washington Redskins team has been alive for several decades, but it recently has come...
2014-10-28
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PBS Newshour Extra With the recent outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa and the confirmed cases of Ebola in the United States, students are bound to...