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Pope Francis waves during his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Jan. 11, 2015. Photo by REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini. Starting Feb. 16, the Vatican will offer free shaves and haircuts to the homeless every Monday in...
Christine Sun Kim is a sound artist who has been deaf since birth. Art Beat met up with her at Artisphere in Virginia to learn more about her installations and her explorations of the social rules governing sound. Christine Sun Kim is a sound artist...
A man shovels the Boston Marathon finish line on Jan. 27, 2015. Photo by Philip L. Hillman II. After winter storm Juno hit New England on Tuesday, Bostonians got out their skis and shovels to tackle the mess. Once particular image circulated on...
A mother learns that science bedtime stories, when told right, can instill kids with a fascination and love of science. Photo by Hero Images and Getty Images I was never very good at science. Mostly because it was taught to me the same way math was...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and...
PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff addressed questions from journalism students Tuesday in the first in a series of Facebook chats featuring NewsHour journalists. Questions ranged from her...