The Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which recognizes efforts to create a bridge between the fields of science and religion, is the world’s largest annual award. This year’s winner, Charles Taylor, speaks with Ray Suarez. Continue reading
NewsHour guest essayist Allen Morris Jones talks about a symbol of rural America, the pickup truck. Continue reading
Jim Lehrer discusses with Judy Woodruff some of the Generation Next team’s findings and published trends about 16-25 year olds.
Forty-four percent of young American adults agree that religion is a very important part of their lives, according to a study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Judy Woodruff reports on Generation Next’s changing attitudes toward faith and politics. Continue reading
Crowds in Lebanon paid their respects to Pierre Gemayel, the Christian Cabinet minister who was gunned down in Beirut this week. In the wake of the assassination of the prominent anti-Syrian leader, analysts discuss threats to stability in Lebanon. Continue reading
Linda Ellerbee hosts a current events news magazine program on Nickelodeon for kids. She has used this outlet to inform children about campaign news and this year’s midterm election. Continue reading
Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, who was prosecuted by the Turkish government for commenting on the genocide of Armenians during World War I, was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for his novels on modern life in Turkey. Pamuk discusses the award and his work. Continue reading
Lawrence Wright, author of “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” discusses his book which describes the people, politics and roiling theology behind Islamic terrorism and the terror attacks leading up to and including Sept. 11, 2001. Continue reading