PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of change for the communist nation, and he brushed off critics who accuse him of kowtowing to...
Women place flowers at a memorial to the two New York Police Department officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Flags flew at half staff...
Two New York City Police Department officers were shot and killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn Saturday, and the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to news reports. The officers of the 79th precinct had...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: In recent days, pro-western Kurdish fighters, backed by American air power, have forced ISIS fighters in Northern Iraq to retreat from territory they seized last summer. For more about this, we are...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: You probably heard that during his news conference yesterday, President Obama took the apparently unprecedented step of only taking questions from female reporters. BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE...
A new fish species has been discovered living at the greatest depths ever explored in the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced Friday.   Biology professor Paul Yancey and students from Washington state’s Whitman College found the translucent...