PBS NewsHour

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Portland musician Michael Lewis, right, teaches guitar to an Afghan student. Photo courtesy of Sound Studies Projects Like many other boys his age, Humayun Zadran wanted to become a rock star. But he wasn’t allowed to learn Western music while...
Cooperation remains critical to astronauts’ efforts on the International Space Station. But down on Earth, NASA announced Wednesday they will halt most of their engagements with Russia, because of worldly disputes over Ukrainian soil and...
Why does money have value? It’s about what distinguishes the U.S. dollar from Bitcoin, says money manager Jon Shayne. Photo by Flickr user Ceoln. Editor’s Note: With tax season well upon us, money manager Jon Shayne presents a timely way for...
Joan Stallard (left) of Washington, D.C. discusses the Supreme Court’s decision on campaign finance reform Wednesday as Scott Dorn (right) of Washington, D.C. looks on. Photo by Rod Lamkey/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: The fallout...
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the set of the PBS NewsHour. Photo by Joshua BarajasWomen get fewer bylines in print and online and less time on air than men by a considerable margin, a new study by the Women’s Media Center finds. The report, The...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: It could have been much, much worse. Chile survived a major earthquake overnight, with relatively limited damage. The epicenter of the 8.2-magnitude quake was in the Pacific Ocean, about 60 miles...