Americans Waste Up To 40 Percent Of The Food They Produce
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The Reporters Behind Harvey Weinstein Story On How It Was ‘Just The Beginning’ For Metoo
Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement
James Mattis On Why He Left The Trump Administration But Won’T Criticize It
How Giant African Rats Are Helping Uncover Deadly Land Mines In Cambodia
How Texas Gun Owners Feel About Background Checks, Red Flag Laws
18 Years After September 11Th, An Oral History That Recalls The Details
Cruise liners offer scenic views you can’t replicate from land, but they also cause downstream consequences.
A House subcommittee held hearings Wednesday morning to discuss paying reparations to African Americans for slavery.
In the 70 years that plastic has been around, humans have created 9 billion tons of it - most of which still exists.
As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices -- and bring their innovations closer to American shores.
In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day.
Coal ash is a particularly dangerous byproduct of our dependence on fossil fuels.
Greece’s highest court is considering a case about Athenians’ visual access to the landmark Acropolis.
To remember Toni Morrison, the PBS NewsHour unearthed this 1987 interview with the celebrated American author.
May saw the highest number of crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border since 2007.
In “The Death of Politics,” Wehner analyzes the tone and rhetoric used by President Trump, and how it’s fraying the American republic.
The nonprofit program Y.O.G.A. for Youth is bringing techniques for mindfulness and relaxation to the classroom.
Arthur Brooks joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his latest book, "Love Your Enemies."
Celeste Ng, author of “Little Fires Everywhere,” and Maxine Hong Kingston, author of "The Woman Warrior," join Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about our August pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club.
Although preschool can provide children with a vital foundation for success later in life, only 43 percent of four-year-olds nationwide have access to public preschool.
Racial disparity in academic achievement remains a leading problem in American education, both at the K-12 and the college levels. A number of studies show greater diversity in the teaching profession can address some of those concerns.
As a writer, editor and archivist, Kevin Young is a poet actively engaged with the world. In his new collection, Brown, Young draws heavily on his boyhood in Topeka, Kansas, tying it in large and small ways to the wider world. Jeffrey Brown reports.
In this digital and divided society, it can often seem that language is used primarily to deliver criticism and express rage. But poet Ada Limón shares her humble opinion on why she sees people turning to poetry for language that reflects nuance.
What’s the value of asking questions to which we don’t know the answer? Poet Franny Choi’s “Introduction to Quantum Theory” does just that, and she calls it “one of the scariest things” she’s ever written.
Inspired by the people who have come forward as part of the #MeToo movement, Imani Davis shares her poem “Platinum” and gives her Brief but Spectacular take on how society can overlook wrongdoing by famous artists.
Rheumatic heart disease develops when strep throat goes untreated. It causes an estimated 275,000 premature deaths per year, mostly youth in developing countries like Rwanda, where antibiotics are rarely available.
How do you capture Seattle’s complications, quirks and ever-changing population? A new digital project is mapping out the evolving city by collecting poems that tell unique stories.
The one-room schoolhouse may seem like a distant memory from U.S. history, but about 200 of them still exist today, including Wyoming’s tiny Valley Elementary School. It has only six students.
Erica Dawson, a professor and writer, said she was surprised while on book tour recently to be faced with the same question over and over again, about speaking for “the black experience.” Black poets never went away.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the world's largest private philanthropic organization, with an endowment of $50 billion. Melinda Gates plays a huge role in shaping its work, and her new book.
Texting and emailing have revolutionized the way we communicate, enabling us to be more efficient and stay in touch more easily. But they have also altered the dynamics of some of our most important relationships.
Colleges created remedial education classes to ensure students were sufficiently prepared for more advanced material. But increasingly, there’s a sense that remedial courses are hurting the prospects of the students they are intended to help.
In his new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, New York Times columnist and NewsHour regular David Brooks explores the current American cultural moment, in which he argues we have become self-centered.
Native imagery is embedded in the national subconscious, whether we're paying attention or not. A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian is titled simply Americans.
For many of the immigrant families now separated in the U.S. by Trump administration policy, their stories began with terror and persecution in their home countries.
Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking an extension for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, after failing three times to get Parliament to agree to her proposal.
Although the Islamic State’s physical territory has dissolved, immense destruction from the brutal battle to eradicate the militant group remains.
In March, FEMA ended its temporary housing program for people affected by Hurricane Irma, which slammed the Florida Keys in September 2017.
With the country feeling deeply polarized and a Supreme Court that has moved to the right under President Trump, the role of Chief Justice John Roberts is attracting increased interest and scrutiny.
Robert Caro is one of the nation’s preeminent biographers, known for meticulous research and taking his time with a subject.
The U.S. is reportedly experiencing illegal immigration at the highest rates since 2007, with significant increases in the number of unaccompanied minors.
In the Yuma sector of the southwestern Arizona border, Border Patrol officials are observing dramatic shifts in the migrant populations they apprehend. In the past, a majority of migrants caught crossing illegally were single men.
Marlon James is best known for writing literary fiction, including “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” which won the prestigious Man Booker Prize. But his latest book, “Black Leopard, Red Wolf,” draws on a lifelong love of comics and fantasy. Jam
Roger McNamee was an early investor in Facebook and still holds a stake in the social media giant--but he’s also become a vocal critic of its practices, especially around how it handles user data.
Eastern parts of Democratic Republic of Congo are suffering from the second-worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in history, with more than 500 dead so far. Neighboring Uganda is watching with concern as the crisis unfolds.