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The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work (From PBS NewsHour)
August 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm
If you knew you were going to live to 100, how would it affect the way you live your life? (From PBS NewsHour)
We already are seeing a sustained deferral of marriage and childbearing decisions until later ages. If you knew you were going to live to 100, how would it affect the way you live your life?
August 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Happy Birthday to the National Park Service! On its 100th Birthday, learn how the great wonders that the NPS preserves are formed. From It's Okay To Be Smart and PBS Digital Studios.
More than a mile deep, and several miles across, it just defies belief. However, the Colorado River down at the bottom isn't that big. How did it cut a canyon so massive? It's Okay To Be Smart takes us on this hike.
August 25, 2016 at 3:30 pm
A new species of dolphin has spent the last 65 years hiding at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (From PBS NewsHour)
August 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm
"As a high school English teacher, I have been crossing out the singular use of the word “they” for many years. It's time to move on."
August 25, 2016 at 10:28 am
Will recent court decisions regarding voter ID influence voter turnout in November? Read in-depth reporting on the issue, and tell us what you think, at the link:
In-depth coverage of voting access, as it relates to the 2016 presidential race. Reporting on voting, ballots, primaries, voter ID laws, gerrymandering and voter registration.
August 25, 2016 at 6:08 am
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump are now running general election TV ads, but who is spending the most? Catch up on the latest at PBS' Campaign Connection:
Your roundup of the 2016 presidential campaign from across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year. #electionPBS #NPRpolitics
August 25, 2016 at 2:00 am
A single, 65-year-old boomer shares her true story. (From Next Avenue)
Barbara Woodruff of St. Louis shares her story, and it may surprise you.
August 25, 2016 at 12:00 am
Finches sing to their unborn babies when temperatures are higher than 26 degrees Celsius, resulting in smaller babies that fare better as climate temperatures warm (From It's Okay To Be Smart and PBS Digital Studios)
Finches sing to their unborn babies when temperatures are higher than 26 degrees Celsius, resulting in smaller babies that fare better as climate temperatures warm.
August 24, 2016 at 11:00 pm
To combat climate change, these scientists are turning CO2 into rock (From PBS NewsHour)
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a major contributor to global warming. But what if there were a way to turn that gas into rock and store it safely, thousands of feet underground? One power plant in Iceland is attempting to do just that, through a process called “Carbfix.” Special correspondent M...
August 24, 2016 at 10:00 pm
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