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Coral reefs near Jarvis Island. The reefs are part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which President Obama pledged to expand and protect from fishing and drilling. Courtesy Jim Maragos via the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
The Rev. Traci Blackmon speaks to Gwen Ifill during the taping of America After Ferguson. Photo by Nine Network/Jason Winkeler Photography We drove slowly by the Michael Brown memorial last weekend — a cluster of faded flowers and stuffed toys...
The August shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson stirred up conversations about race and justice across the nation. PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill recently moderated a packed town hall meeting at the...
What does it take to ensure a child succeeds in school and makes it to high school graduation?  There may be as many answers to the question as there are students. On Saturday, PBS is dedicating the day to telling the stories of local leaders,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSKoch-funded initiatives reach out to Hispanic voters for the GOP Strange bedfellows join fight to keep California oyster farm in operation Do Americans win or lose when someone becomes a billionaire?...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCan Obama’s Pacific Ocean sanctuary plan balance environmental and economic interests? Go Fish? Not in Pacific Ocean sanctuaries off California’s coast Endangered coral reefs die as ocean temperatures...