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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSStay U.K. or go Scot free? Scotland weighs independence Your cheat sheet to the Scotland independence vote Emotions run high as Scotland independence polls show a close vote GWEN IFILL: We’re on...
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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...
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...
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...