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People wait in line to enter Choice Career Fairs job fair at a convention center in Los Angeles, California. The number of first-time jobless claims rose more than expected last week. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The number of first-time...
The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program connects middle and high school students to local stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated video reports on important national topics. http://www....
A diagram shows the fragmentary remains of “Kryptodrakon progenitor” found in the famed “dinosaur death pits” area of the Shishugou Formation in northwest China. Researchers focused on one of the palm bones, which is longer than...
Students from Estes Elementary in suburban Asheville, North Carolina, live in a state that has adopted Common Core, a set of academic standards in mathematics and English language arts and literacy. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour While the 40-plus...
Economist Deirdre McCloskey, a “motherly libertarian,” wants to be taxed to provide a minimum income (not a minimum wage), which would treat adults like adults. Photo by JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images. A Note from Paul Solman:...
Photo by Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Citing efforts “to make the next generation tobacco-free,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules Thursday for e-cigarettes that would regulate the devices in a manner similar to...