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Running for the White House is something that all US presidents have had to do in their time, but President Barack Obama has taken to running in the...
A sheep ranch in a remote region of western Australia has yielded one of the most remarkable scientific discoveries of recent times: tiny crystals...
For some, it will come as long-overdue proof that man’s best friend is in fact the most sympathetic listener out there. For others, it will just...
The Winter Olympics, with its 15 sports taking place on ice or snow, has sometimes been jokingly described as “several different types of sliding.”...
David Harrison He was young and healthy, but Marius the giraffe was put down by staff at Copenhagen Zoo to avoid inbreeding. The killing of Marius...
PBS NewsHour Extra The Winter Olympics have officially opened in Sochi, Russia, and organizers hope to shift the focus away from controversies over...
PBS NewsHour Extra In a sports culture where on-field performance is paramount and kids just want to play, often players try to hide their injuries...
PBS NewsHour Extra As the third anniversary of the Syrian Crisis approaches, it appears on first glance that an end to the war is not in sight. Peace...
Children have taken their imagination to infinity and beyond as part of a competition to dream up the future of space travel. The Space Foundation,...
From a young age, Derrick Coleman was told that he would never be able to achieve his dream. “But I’ve been deaf since I was three,” he explained in...