PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The Pentagon tallied the damage today from U.S. and Arab airstrikes that blasted oil installations held by Islamic State forces in Syria. They represent a key source of funding for the militants, up to...
File photo of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy from 2011. On Tuesday, Rajoy announced that the Spanish government was abandoning a controversial bill that would have outlawed nearly all abortion procedures in Spain. Photo by Flickr user Diego...
Irish 16-year-olds Ciara Judge, Sophie Healy-Thow and Emer Hickey won Google’s 2014 Science Fair with their project “Combating the Global Food Crisis: Diazotroph Bacteria as a cereal crop growth promoter.” Three 16-year-old high...
Watch an online exclusive from senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown’s interview with Darrell West, author of the new book, “Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust.” Darrell West, the vice president and director of Governance...
Their determination was palpable, and the room buzzed with the energy of a committed group wanting to do “big things.” That was the sense I got while recently listening to a group of EMS Corps students near Oakland, California, who were reading...
The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says. Video still from PBS NewsHour. WASHINGTON — The U.S. believes it...