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In April, the Thomas Edison Historical Park added new doll recordings, which were digitized with technology that extracted the childlike voices without damaging the fragile wax cylinder records embedded in the toys. Photos courtesy of National Park...
Crime scene tape surrounds buildings at the apartment complex in Phoenix where the two suspects in Sunday’s shooting, Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi shared an apartment. Photo by Nancy Wiechec/Reuters The group calling itself the Islamic State...
Photo by Fuse/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Every educator has a unique reason for entering the profession. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day on May 5, we asked contributors to the PBS NewsHour’s Teachers’ Lounge blog to...
Google’s latest doodle pays tribute to the late Nellie Bly, an American journalist. One hundred and fifty-one years after her birth, Google is honoring American reporter Nellie Bly in an original ditty of a doodle penned by singer-songwriter...
In this Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit behind bars inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few...
Alongside the relief operation in earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu is another smaller, but nonetheless important effort: protecting Nepal’s most precious temples and monuments from further damage. There, a small army of volunteers race to piece...