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A sea of thick cloud covers the Grand Canyon. Image from the National Park Service. Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today,...
The Obama Administration supports a Republican-backed spending bill, despite Democrat protests. Despite objections on everything from weakening Wall Street regulations to loosening campaign-finance laws, the White House is pushing for passage of a...
White potatoes may be included as part of the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, also known as WIC, if the Congressional spending bill is passed as written. This would be the first time that the white potato has been part of the WIC...
Welcome to Day 4 of our 12 days of NewsHour. To thank our audience for supporting PBS NewsHour all year long, We’ll be releasing a new gift each day until Dec. 19. Today’s gift comes to you from PBS NewsHour co-anchors Gwen Ifill and...
Three pre-teen girls — Quinn, Izzie and Mimi — watch a butterfly emerge from its cocoon. A camera captures the wonder on their faces as they hold the newly formed butterfly. These girls are the star of Twin Cities Public Television’s “...
After years of drought, North California is the in the crosshairs of a strong storm that has produced floodwaters and power outages. Photo by Mathesont/Flickr Creative Commons Northern California is being hit with a massive storm that’s...