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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: This Martin Luther King Day was marked with all the traditional marches and observances. But it also brought new emphasis on past sacrifices and modern-day divisions. From Indiana to Los Angeles, and...
CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope catches a “fast radio burst” in real-time. The cosmic radio blasts are a mystery, appearing for only milliseconds at a time from an unknown source deep in space. This is the first time such an event...
“Border States” is Jane Hoogestraat’s debut collection of poetry. For years, Jane Hoogestraat avoided writing about her native state of South Dakota. “When I talk about being from there, I’m often met with a blank stare...
President Barack Obama, seen here delivering last year’s State of the Union, will give his annual address at 9 p.m. Tuesday. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, plus the GOP’s response. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama used...
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., students from Washington, D.C.’s Watkins Elementary gathered Friday to celebrate what has become an annual tradition. Each year the fifth grade students study and reenact the “I have a Dream”...
pic.twitter.com/5hr2brBJQt — joachim (@joachimroncin) January 7, 2015 More often than not, someone coins a phrase or posts a photo on Twitter that gets adopted by the masses and evolves into a trending conversation. This most recently...