PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Vegetables like squash, carrots and broccoli contain vitamin A, an essential nutrient that people in half the world’s countries are lacking. Courtesy Glowimages/Getty Images On the PBS NewsHour on Wednesday, Miles O’Brien reports on Golden...
The application of graphene nanoribbon coatings to glass can keep everything from car windshields to skyscraper windows free from ice without sacrificing radio signals or transparency. Graphic by J.M. Tour/Rice University Forget blasting your...
Kurds are spread across a wide area that spans Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran — but it is in Iraq where Kurds have had the greatest autonomy, especially since the U.S. invasion of 2003 freed them to build their own region within Iraq. The long...
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high today after a Federal Reserve announcement affirming the continuation of a near zero short-term interest rate for a “considerable time.” “There are still too many people who want...
If you’ve been watching the epic documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” on PBS, then you’ve probably come to know Teddy, Franklin and Eleanor as more than just the iconic leaders of America’s coming of age. They were complicated...
The Institute of Medicine released a report Tuesday that suggests end-of-life conversations should become a part of American life. Photo by Flickr user Tony Alter It is time for conversations about death to become a part of life. That is one of the...