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Vials containing the molecules that are inserted into cotton fabric to detect unsafe levels of methane gas. When methane is absorbed the molecule changes color, alerting firefighters they’re encountering dangerous levels of the toxic gas. Photo by...
Former United States President George H. W. Bush is brought into the auditorium where his son Former United States President George W. Bush speaks about his new book titled “41: A Portrait of My Father” at the George Bush Presidential...
A police vehicle is seen a poster with a photo of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman offering a reward of 60 million Mexican pesos for information along a street in Mexico City on July 16, 2015. Photo by Henry Romero/ReutersWASHINGTON...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: We close with another in a series of interviews we’re calling Brief but Spectacular. Tonight, we hear from Jill Soloway, creator and executive producer of Amazon’s “Transparent....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The federal government announced today that 2014 was the hottest year for the planet in the 135 years that records have been kept. Greenhouse gas concentration, land surface and sea temperatures all...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now the latest addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf. Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s escape this week from one of Mexico’s maximum security prisons made headlines around the...