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Wednesday marks National Kazoo Day, a celebration of the buzzing musical instrument. In celebration of the humming instrument, some of the NewsHour staff gathered together to perform a familiar tune. The post Happy National Kazoo Day from PBS...
Pancakes and maple syrup: a classic. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user jeffreyw) Between Grade A and B syrup, Grade B is the darker and bolder of the two. But to cut down on confusion in the grocery aisle, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will revise...
Pima County Public Library Nurse Daniel Lopez, left, talks with David Caldwell, right, at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Nov. 20, 2012. Lopez makes rounds at numerous County libraries checking blood pressure, providing health information and...
On Sunday, a pilot who ran out of fuel 235 miles off the coast of Maui ditched his plane in the Pacific Ocean by activating its ballistic recovery system. That’s a fancy term for an emergency parachute … for the whole plane. The sequence of...
Watch VideoRELATED LINKSFrom nurses to social workers, see how public libraries are serving the homeless Should a federal health program pay to house L.A.’s homeless? Libraries find new purpose helping uninsured navigate health care JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWill Iran turmoil encourage stability in Saudi Arabia? Iran Nuclear deal extension could embolden agreement critics in Washington and Tehran Inside the nuclear deal negotiations with Iran JUDY WOODRUFF...