PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Parents who use social media find and share tips about how to raise their kids, and they don’t care what information friends and family share about their children through social networks. Photo by Flickr user Highways Agency Most parents who...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioIn our NewsHour Shares series, we show you things that caught our eye recently on the web. What about you? Leave your suggestions in the comments below, or tweet to @NewsHour using #NewsHourShares. We might share it...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: The wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now over, and the country is rebuilding. For victims of sexual violence, that means medical and psychological treatment. For its perpetrators, its means...
You’ve heard of distracted driving, but what about distracted operating? There is no federal guideline for cell phone use in the operating room but medical groups are calling for better rules. Photo by Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images Next...
An exhibit at the University of Texas in Austin asks viewers to look at skateboarding as a process of creation. Artist Jared Steffensen has been inspired by the practice of skateboarding since 1986 when he began to practice it. Now, the pastime has...
Ramadan comes to a close Friday, after a full month of fasting for Muslims around the world every day, from dawn until sunset. Here in Washington, D.C., that meant more than 16 hours of no food and no drink — no, not even water. But the...