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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJAMIE WYETH: I had no idea what, sort of, inspires me. The things that I paint are things that I know very well. JARED BOWEN: And Jamie Wyeth will tell you, it’s all he’s ever known. Sixty years of the...
NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the science behind tinnitus and the search for a cure. This report was originally broadcast on Dec. 17, 2013.  Drinking coffee may prevent tinnitus, or chronic ringing of the ears, according...
The New York State Department of Education earlier this week released 50 percent of the Common Core-based English and math questions from exams taken by students in the third through eighth grades last spring, in response to requests from educators...
Israeli border guards clash with Palestinian protesters (unseen) following a demonstration in support of Gaza after Friday prayers at the Hawara checkpoint, east of the West Bank city of Nablus, on August 8, 2014. Israeli warplanes pounded targets...
Herbert Randall, Freedom Summer photographer. Courtesy: American Experience/WGBH. In 1964, in a 10-week effort known as Freedom Summer, hundreds of out-of-state volunteers joined local activists in Mississippi to increase voter registration among...
In a ballet world filled with white swans, Misty Copeland stands out. As the first African-American female to hold the rank of Soloist at American Ballet Theater in 20 years, Copeland has had an improbable rise. In her new memoir “Life in Motion:...