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Pope Francis demands swift action to save the planet from environmental ruin, in his new encyclical titled “Laudato Si (Be Praised), On the Care of Our Common Home,” the first papal document dedicated to the environment. Phot by Max...
12-year-old Nodwin, (11 when this photo was taken) is among tens of thousands of child migrants waiting in the U.S. for their cases to be heard in immigration court. Image by P.J. Tobia http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Last-...
The Kennewick Man. Sculpted bust by StudioEIS, based on forensic facial reconstruction by sculptor Amanda Danning. Photoby Brittney Tatchell/Smithsonian Institution The Kennewick Man, once described as North America’s most important skeleton,...
Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, beginning at 7 a.m. EDT Friday. PBS host and CBS News anchor Charlie Rose will moderate the discussion, which PBS NewsHour will live stream in the player...
Rev. Clementa Pinckney was one of the nine people killed in Wednesday night’s shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Pinckney was 41, and a father of two. He began preaching at age 13, and...
JUDY WOODRUFF: Pope Francis made an unprecedented call to action to tackle climate change today. He issued the first encyclical dedicated solely to the environment, calling it one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day. It was the...