PBS NewsHour

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A Yazidi teenager describes what happens to women when Islamic State militants take over their town. For 15-year-old Samia*, there’s not much left in Iraq after her brother was killed. At 9 o’clock one morning in early August, she and...
Isamu Akasaki, professor at Meijo University in JapanThe Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded Tuesday to the inventors of the blue light-emitting diode, or LED, shining a light on the creation that solved the final puzzle piece to energy-efficient...
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PBS NewsHour will live stream the North Carolina Senate debate on Oct. 7, and the Kansas gubernatorial debate on Oct. 21, in the player above. We will also provide links to watch some of the other closely contested races. See the schedule below. The...
Watch the North Carolina debate for U.S. Senate at 7 p.m. EDT tonight, featuring Incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D) and N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis (R). PBS NewsHour will live stream the event in the player above. Courtesy NCAB Education Foundation....
Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown are in a tight race in New Hampshire, where women voters will likely choose the victor. Photos from NHPREditor’s note: In many closely-watched U.S. Senate races this fall...