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The PBS NewsHour will debut a new look and a new sound tonight. Listen to the new theme. You’re not hearing things — the PBS NewsHour has new theme music. With our new look debuting on tonight’s broadcast will also come brand new...
That urgent care visit might not be as cheap as you thought. Ariel Skelley/Blend Images via Getty Images. Sallyann Johnson considers herself a pretty savvy health care consumer. When she fell and injured her hands and wrists, she didn’t head for an...
Family mourns the death of 17-year-old Vonzell Banks at hs funeral in Chicago. Still photo from NewsHour video Editor’s Note: On Monday’s PBS NewsHour, special correspondent Chris Bury reports on the uptick of deadly violence in Chicago...
Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. When editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman’s father only had days left to live, he still wrote checks to pay his bills and recorded his...
Listen to Ross Gay read “A Small Needful Fact.” One year and three days ago, Staten Island man Eric Garner told officers “I can’t breathe” 11 times while in a chokehold by Officer Daniel Pantaleo — his last words...
A new ambitious search might be able to detect signs of extraterrestrial life as far away as Andromeda Galaxy, which is 2.5 million lights years from our Milky Way. Photo by GALEX, JPL-Caltech, NASA The quest for finding life outside our planet...