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In this Alaskan town, almost everyone lives & works in the same building, connected by one tunnel. This is Whittier.
Erika Thompson teaches grade school in Whittier, Alaska, a town where most people live and work in one building, and is only accessible by a miles-long tunne...
January 26, 2015 at 8:30 pm
Poll: Should employers doing background checks be blocked from seeing nonviolent criminal offenses? (from PBS NewsHour)
A growing number of jurisdictions are banning preliminary questions about job applicants’ criminal records. But advocates suggest a policy that goes a step further: to seal nonviolent, low-level criminal offenses that are more than ten years old, effectively blocking employers from learning about a…
January 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Think you could bake alongside the contestants on The Great British Baking Show? Test your skills with the technical challenge from the latest episode and bake Paul's mini pear pies. (From PBS Food)
Make this mini pear pies recipe that appeared as the technical challenge in the Pies and Tarts episode of The Great British Baking Show airing on PBS.
January 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm
In this scene from tonight's episode of the Independent Lens | PBS documentary series A Path Appears, Nicholas Kristof follows Chicago police’s special operations for a sting cracking down on “johns.” Focusing on the demand side of the multi-billion dollar trafficking industry is a way to shift blame from prostitutes. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/path-appears/
January 26, 2015 at 4:26 pm
Tune in to Antiques Roadshow at 8/7c for a brand new episode from Austin, TX. In this clip, Kevin Zavian appraises a pin by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. Visit www.pbs.org/antiques for more videos and features from the show.
January 26, 2015 at 3:15 pm
‘Completely avoidable’: Vaccination could have prevented Disneyland measles outbreak (from PBS NewsHour)
U.S. health officials say the recent measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in Southern California continues to ripple across the nation with approximately 100 cases reported so far. How great a risk does this pose and how can people protect their children? Director of the National Institute of A…
January 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Up to 40,000 gallons of crude from the Bakken shale formation have leaked into the Yellowstone River in Montana. (from NOVA Next)
Oil spilled from Montana pipeline could linger for months as icy conditions complicate cleanup.
January 26, 2015 at 5:00 am
Congrats to the entire Downton Abbey cast for their SAG Awards win for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series!
January 26, 2015 at 3:27 am
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