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2013-10-17
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The US has avoided defaulting on its loans – and the potential of another financial crisis – thanks to a last-minute deal struck between Democrats...
2013-10-16
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Around the world, 870 million people do not have enough to eat, according to the United Nations’ World Food Program. With the current population...
Henry Hepburn Weight gain happens instantaneously in the movies. Orson Welles transformed from a svelte young newspaper editor to a bloated recluse...
One year ago this week, Malala Yousafzai, a 16-year-old schoolgirl and activist for girls’ education and women’s rights, was traveling home from her...
Emma Seith Small cubes that can independently roll across the ground, leap through the air, and snap together to form different shapes have been...
Written by PBS NewsHour Extra The federal government has officially shut down for the first time in 17 years, meaning that 800,000 “non-essential”...
2013-10-01
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Young undocumented immigrants in the United States face a number of hurdles when trying to attend college. Undocumented students are often not...
2013-09-25
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Following the storming of an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, by the terrorist group al-Shabab, PBS NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner...
2013-09-20
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Allison McCartney for PBS NewsHour Extra Inupiat Eskimos have built a way of life around subsistence hunting and fishing in their native land of...
Allison McCartney for PBS NewsHour Extra Glaciers in the Arctic are now melting at a faster pace than they were only a few years ago, damaging...