PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
The number of children who die from diarrhea and similar diseases has dropped dramatically over the last two decades, but billions of people around the world still do not have clean water and sanitation, the United Nations and World Health...
Immigration reform groups march outside the White House calling on President Obama for immigration reform and to stop deportations on July 16. Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll CallWASHINGTON — Brushing aside Republican outrage, President Barack Obama is...
PBS NewsHour will live stream the president’s prime time address Thursday. Watch it in the player above. At 8 p.m. EST tonight, President Barack Obama will lay out his plan for “Immigration Accountability Executive Actions.” Below...
San Diego approved of a plan to purify sewage water for reuse. Photo by Flickr user Jase Curtis What’s there to do when your city is in the midst of an ongoing drought and the price tag on imported water continues to spike? Recycle your sewage water...
Video still by PBS NewsHour WASHINGTON — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn’t providing enough intelligence to...
Students at A Miami Dade College event announcing 22 scholarships for undocumented students through TheDream.US. Photo by Cristian Lazzari\Miami Dade College Media Relations.The day after President Barack Obama unveils his plans for new changes to...