PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Thousands of Yazidi and Christian people flee Hamdaniyah town of Mosul to Erbil after the latest wave of Islamic State Group advances that began on Sunday has seen a number of towns near Iraq’s second largest city Mosul fall to the militants...
A 2.6 million lightyear bridge of hydrogen gas — the largest known — stretches from a large galaxy located at the bottom left to the galaxy at the top. Image by Rhys Taylor/Arecibo Galaxy Environment Survey/The Sloan Digital Sky Survey...
Russia is introducing a “full embargo” on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday. Photo by PHILIPPE...
Diabetic amputations of the toe, foot or leg are more common among patients in low-income neighborhoods. Image by Ragip Candan and Getty Images Ten years ago, while working as an attending physician, Dr. Carl Stevens noticed a disturbing pattern:...
An Iraqi woman holds her child outside of a displacement camp for those escaping the fighting in and around the city of Mosul on June 28 in Khazair, Iraq. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The White House is weighing direct military...
Robyn Zwolinski decided to donate the pancreas of her dog, Blaire, right, pictured with her “little sister” Cleo, in July. The donated organ will further diabetes research at bioscience firm Likarda. Photo courtesy of Robyn ZwolinskiIn early July,...