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The International Monetary Fund has approved $130 million in emergency aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Photo by Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has approved $130 million in emergency aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to...
Passengers wait in long lines at Chicago O’Hare International Airport after flights were halted due to a fire at the air traffic control center on Sept. 26. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images A fire at an air traffic control facility outside of...
Coral reefs near Jarvis Island. The reefs are part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which President Obama pledged to expand and protect from fishing and drilling. Courtesy Jim Maragos via the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
The Rev. Traci Blackmon speaks to Gwen Ifill during the taping of America After Ferguson. Photo by Nine Network/Jason Winkeler Photography We drove slowly by the Michael Brown memorial last weekend — a cluster of faded flowers and stuffed toys...
The August shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson stirred up conversations about race and justice across the nation. PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill recently moderated a packed town hall meeting at the...
What does it take to ensure a child succeeds in school and makes it to high school graduation?  There may be as many answers to the question as there are students. On Saturday, PBS is dedicating the day to telling the stories of local leaders,...