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Photo by Flickr user Lindsay Eyink WASHINGTON — Two thirds of Americans support labeling of genetically modified ingredients on food packages, even if they may not read them, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Fewer Americans say genetically...
While on assignment, PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan ran into a familiar face on his Delta flight. Former President Jimmy Carter flew first class, but not before shaking hands with passengers. As one person pointed out, Carter makes hand-...
Research shows babies learn best right before a nap. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that babies who took an extended nap after learning new behaviors are able to...
Allah-Las play “Better Than Mine” from their new album “Worship the Sun” in the KEXP studio. Video by Jim Beckmann, Scott Hoplainen and Justin Wilmore; edited by Scott Hoplainen, KEXP On a side street in the Los Feliz...
Photo by Flickr user othermore (other).WASHINGTON — The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping...
Rikers Island is seen in this aerial photograph taken in New York on October 31, 2012. The New York City Department of Correction has routinely violated the constitutional rights of male teenagers at the Rikers Island jail complex through a “...