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Walter Dean Myers spoke with PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown in July 2012 about that role, and his goal to get more children reading. Young adult and children’s author Walter Dean Myers has died at age 76. Myers wrote over 100 books that...
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance programs. The programs provoked worldwide controversy when they were revealed...
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced the ECB’s negative interest rate policy at a press conference last month. Photo by Flickr user European Central Bank. Editor’s Note: When the European Central Bank made the...
A man shoots his foe in the head over and over again, leaving him to bleed out on the street. The man has no remorse. He even brags about it. Only this man isn’t real. He’s a character in a rap song written by Vonte Skinner, who was sentenced to 30...
Watch an excerpt of an interview with Kurdish Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir. The full interview will air on Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour. Kurdish Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir said Wednesday that the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq is...
Scientists at the NIH are mapping the activity of thousands of individual neurons inside the brain of a zebrafish as the animal hunts for food. In a small, windowless room that houses two powerful electron microscopes, a scientist is searching for...