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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Finally tonight: enticing a new generation to join the Peace Corps. Fifty-three years ago, President Kennedy created the all-volunteer corps, which has since sent more than 200,000 U.S. citizens to 139...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to a series of alarming safety lapses at the federal Centers for Disease Control. No one’s been hurt, but they have raised serious questions. And, today, the head of the CDC traveled to...
The Emmy awards ceremony is Aug. 25. Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASAThere’s less than six weeks to binge watch all your favorite television shows before the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decides which ones take home an Emmy statue. The...
Photo by Flickr user ttfnrob AIDS related deaths and HIV infections worldwide are decreasing, a UN agency reported Wednesday, and—with greater funding—it is possible to control the global epidemic by 2030. A gap report issued by USAIDS reported new...
Illustration of Changyuraptor yangi. Image from S. Abramowicz/ Dinosaur Institute, NHM Scientists discovered a fossil in northeast China that reveals a new species of dinosaur. The four-winged, four-foot Changyuraptor is the largest of its kind to...
Forty-five years ago today, the historic liftoff of Apollo 11 was broadcast around the country as America sent the first humans to the moon. “If all goes well, Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins are to lift off from planet 39A out...