Obama Convenes Meeting with Congressional Leader to Discuss Shutdown


DOWNLOAD VIDEO On the second day of the government shutdown, President Obama convened a meeting with the leaders of the Senate and the House of…read more

Government & Civics

Government Shuts Down, Affecting Millions


DOWNLOAD VIDEO The federal government has officially shut down for the first time in 17 years, meaning 800,000 “non-essential” federal employees have been sent home…read more

Government & Civics

New Jersey Considers In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Young undocumented immigrants in the United States face a number of hurdles when trying to attend college. Undocumented students are often not eligible…read more

educationSocial Issues

What Other Countries Can Teach Us About Good Schools


Despite increases in education spending and a decade of school reform, students in the United States still lag behind their peers in many other countries…read more

educationSocial Issues
Kenya Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed

“We All Lost Somebody There” – Kenyan Foreign Minister


After the terrorist group al-Shabab stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, PBS NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner sat down with Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina…read more


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