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U.S. Marshals take Kentucky clerk Kim Davis into custody (From PBS NewsHour)
A federal judge has ordered a Kentucky county clerk to jail Thursday after she repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
September 03, 2015 at 6:20 pm
Plastic waste is wreaking havoc on the lives of seabirds across the planet.
And the situation is only going to get worse. (From NOVA)
A new study claims that 90% of seabirds today have plastic in their guts. By the year 2050, that figure will rise to 99%.
September 03, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Can’t get enough IN THEIR OWN WORDS? Here’s a clip of the next episode, ‘Muhammad Ali.' Catch it next Tuesday at 8/7c. https://youtu.be/nIzWgTk32m8
IN THEIR OWN WORDS "Muhammad Ali" premieres Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). Follow boxer Muhammad Ali’s rise from a gym...
September 03, 2015 at 12:00 pm
How disadvantaged neighborhoods amplify racial inequality (From PBS NewsHour)
Where you grow up can profoundly affect your life in real, measureable ways. For young, poor children, moving out of high poverty neighborhoods can substantially improve long-term economic prospects. What are the implications for addressing racial inequality in America? Special correspondent Charlay…
September 03, 2015 at 11:09 am
Humpback whales are animated acrobats, capable of launching their school-bus sized bodies entirely out of the water.
Take the #BigBlueLive Spirit Animal Quiz to see which marine animal you’re most like and you could be #TeamHumpback!
Tune in for night 3 of BIG BLUE LIVE at 8pm ET & PT on @PBS and online. http://to.pbs.org/bigbluelive
September 03, 2015 at 12:00 am
#1: Ms. Frizzle. (From PBS Parents)
As kids head back to school and life gets a little busier, it's easy to overlook the teachers who take us on field trips, guide us through life's hardships and help us explore our passions. In hono...
September 02, 2015 at 8:00 pm
New photo: an airborne orca catapults a dolphin during a hunt in a photo taken yesterday in the Monterey Bay. Get the full story behind this dramatic image tonight on BIG BLUE LIVE @ 8p PT/ET tonight on PBS. Not near a TV? You can stream it online at
pbs.org/bigbluelive. #BigBlueLive (Credit: Monterey Bay Whale Watch)
September 02, 2015 at 7:33 pm
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