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Explore how characters across MERCY STREET try on new roles and experiences as several plot lines thicken.
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In this blog post, Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., explores how characters across the series try on new roles and experiences as several plot lines thicken.
February 05, 2016 at 9:01 pm
What happens when the sharing economy stops sharing and starts owning? (From PBS NewsHour)
There’s reason to believe that the so-called “sharing economy” is a fleeting moment in economic history.
February 05, 2016 at 7:03 pm
Fact-checking the 5th Democratic debate (From PBS NewsHour)
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. Bernie Sanders once again mischaracterized the share of the wealth taken by the very richest Americans.
February 05, 2016 at 6:16 pm
Essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah has earned critical acclaim for her profiles on Dave Chapelle, Kendrick Lamar, and Toni Morrison. Listen to her #BriefButSpectacular take on fearlessness and black art. #BHM
"We don't always hear about the people who we know as legends in the ways that they were very true to themselves. I'm more interested in the moments when they were uncompromising and they were fearless." Watch Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, The New York Times Magazine contributor and author of the forthcoming book "The Explainers and The Explorers," give her #BriefButSpectacular take on fearlessness and black art.
February 05, 2016 at 5:00 pm
A fun twist on traditional buffalo wings, this delicious dip makes a great Super Bowl appetizer. (From PBS Parents)
A fun twist on traditional Buffalo wings. Spicy Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Dip is gluten-free and makes a great Super Bowl appetizer recipe or party food.
February 05, 2016 at 3:01 pm
Most of the profits seem to be won by a tiny fraction of elite players. (From PBS NewsHour)
With 57 million players in North America alone, daily fantasy sports have exploded over the last year; sites like Fanduel and Draftkings have earned billion-dollar valuations. But whether it’s a form of gambling or a game of skill has come up for debate in a host of states. On top of that, most of t…
February 05, 2016 at 11:28 am
Something to watch for from FRONTLINE
We'd like to introduce a new series: #ZikaStories. For the next few weeks, FRONTLINE's Katie Worth will be in Brazil to follow the outbreak, meeting doctors, patients, and everyday citizens to learn how the virus has affected them. Follow our Instagram to learn more: https://www.instagram.com/frontlinepbs/ Pictured here: Maria Angela Braz da Costa with her baby.
February 05, 2016 at 9:00 am
Nobody puts #BeiBei in a corner! #BeiBei, the male giant panda cub who lives at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, stepped outside this morning for the FIRST time with his mother Mei Xiang, and had tons of fun climbing a tree! Thanks to the National Zoo for allowing us to share their video.
February 05, 2016 at 6:14 am
2016 voters will be most diverse ever (From PBS NewsHour)
Voters in this year’s presidential election will be some of the most diverse ever, according to the Pew Research Center. By Election Day, nearly one-in-three eligible voters will be Hispanic, black, Asian or any other racial and ethnic minority.
February 05, 2016 at 5:37 am
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