PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Chinese Minister of Defense Chang Wanquan, right, participate in a joint news conference at the Chinese Defense Ministry headquarters in Beijing. While the two countries agree on more military cooperation,...
Introducing young people to adults who work in the fields they’re interested in can help them decide what they want to do — and more importantly, motivate them. Photo by Photo by Jetta Productions/Getty Images. Nick Corcodilos started...
The numbers reveal the horror of the Great War: Sixty-five million soldiers fought. Nine million killed in combat. Nearly 20 million wounded. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the conflict that reshaped Europe, redefined...
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., waits for her colleagues to arrive before an April 2 news conference on the Senate steps of the Capitol to support equal pay for women and an increase in the minimum wage. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Today in the...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a...
Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Ballot boxes are carried via pedicabs Tuesday in the city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia in preparation of Indonesia’s April 9 legislative elections. Political parties hoping to put forth a standalone candidate...