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‘American Sniper’ provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war (from PBS NewsHour)
"American Sniper" has been nominated for six Academy Awards and is on track to be the biggest box-office war film ever. But the drama based on the life of a late Navy Seal, said to be the most lethal sharpshooter in U.S. military history, has rekindled debate about the Iraq war and the glorification…
January 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Weighing risks and benefits of making a deal with Iran (from PBS NewsHour)
As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff examines the challenges and opportunities of reaching a nuclear deal with Iran. Continue reading →
January 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm
Study reveals wide gaps in opinion between scientists and general public (PBS NewsHour)
Scientists and the public agree on very little when it comes climate change, childhood vaccine requirements and more, but both groups feel more pessimistic about the direction of science, according to a new study released today from the Pew Research Center.
January 30, 2015 at 4:00 am
Why don’t passenger planes have parachutes, and other dumb questions (from PBS NewsHour)
On Sunday, a pilot who ran out of fuel 235 miles off the coast of Maui ditched his plane in the Pacific Ocean by activating its ballistic recovery system. That’s a fancy term for an emergency parachute ... for the whole plane.
January 30, 2015 at 1:00 am
Football calls for chili! Get PBS Food's All-American Beef chili recipe here:
Enjoy this All-American beef chili recipe with beans from PBS Food for a hearty dinner. The secret ingredient in this chunky chili might surprise you!
January 29, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Skip the fairy tales, and tell your daughter science bedtime stories (from PBS NewsHour)
I was never very good at science. Mostly because it was taught to me the same way math was taught to me: It wasn’t. I mean it was, technically. But not in a way that inspired me or held my … Continue reading →
January 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Only one living species of horse has never been tamed, and we nearly lost it forever. (from NOVA Next)
If not for the obsessive devotion of three young Dutch activists, the Przewalski’s horse would have gone extinct.
January 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm
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