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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Oil and stocks picked up today where they left off last week, going south. The price of crude sank below $56 a barrel in New York trading. It hasn’t been that low since May of 2009. And the...
The holidays can be a time for explotmulticultural celebrations in the classroom, says educator Syd Golston. Photo by Flickr user Steven Depolo Editor’s note: During the holidays, teachers often grapple with finding ways to educate students on...
Imagine reliving that exciting moment when PBS NewsHour’s nightly broadcast begins to play on your television, computer or mobile screen every time the phone rings. Now you can. As with Gwen and Judy’s voicemail message from Day 4, you can...
Denmark submitted a claim to the North Pole to the United Nations on Monday, asserting that the underwater Lomonosov Ridge connects to Greenland, its protected territory. Courtesy NOAA Denmark has claimed the North Pole. On Monday, the European...
Image courtesy of Twitter Australia. Shortly after Man Haron Monisa — a Muslim man — was identified as the suspect who held more than a dozen people hostage in a Sydney cafe Monday, the hashtag #illridewithyou started trending in...
Sony is threatening legal action against any news organizations that publish details released in a massive data hack. Original photo, which has been cropped, by Flickr user bachmont WASHINGTON — A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is...