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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: From the moment his alarm goes off early in the morning, to shaving with an electric razor for the day ahead, longtime Burlington, Vermonter Stephen Conant — much like the rest of us —...
From the moment the alarm goes off in the morning until the lights go out at night — Americans live their lives powered by electricity.  But even when appliances and devices are powered off — if the devices are plugged in, they’re...
Eugene de Kock, right, at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Headquarters in 1997. De Kock was granted parole Friday by South Africa’s government. Photo by George Hallett Eugene de Kock, a former South African police colonel responsible...
A PBS NewsHour team set out with a group of volunteers who blanketed Washington, D.C., to count the city’s homeless population in one night. Video by Joshua Barajas. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28, National City Christian Church, Washington, D.C. How do...
Newsweek’s Jan. 28 cover. Illustration by Edel Rodriguez. Newsweek’s current cover story on sexism in Silicon Valley is getting negative attention for dressing up what it defiles: unequal footing for women in technology. The cover was...
Photo by Flickr user Kristi Berry Health and sports drinks like Vitaminwater and Naked Juice pride themselves for containing high amounts of vitamins or nutrients. But a new study finds that many of these beverages often have excessive amounts of...