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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSMore part-time workers suffer instability, long hours to make ends meet Part-timers are the dark side of the bright jobs numbers Why Paul Krugman thinks inflation fears are baloney JUDY WOODRUFF: The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme Court to hear challenge to health care subsidies ‘Born in Jerusalem’ passport case returns to Supreme Court 8 things you didn’t know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. economy created another 214,000 jobs last month. That makes nine straight months that employers have added more than 200,000 positions, the longest stretch since 1995. And the October...
A Google platform will allow hospitals and universities to upload human genomes to the cloud. Image by Wikimedia user Webridge It turns out that a human genome — the complete set of genetic material encoded as DNA sequences — is 100...
Inventor John Steinbaugh answers the question: If you could invent something new, what would it be? This week the PBS NewsHour is launching a new series of reports on inventions and innovations called “Breakthroughs.” Over the coming months, we...
WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says his agency is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees as the VA. The agency is struggling to correct systemic problems that led to long wait times for veterans...