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A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday. Cont…
January 26, 2015 at 1:11 am
Hugh Bonneville discusses how Shakespeare uses poetic forms to direct A Midsummer Night’s Dreams actors from the page. Be sure to watch the back-to-back Series 2 premiere of Shakespeare Uncovered this Friday. #shakespearepbs
January 25, 2015 at 11:00 pm
U.S. is one of only 2 countries in the world that do not provide any paid time off for new mothers (from PBS NewsHour)
The United States and Papua New Guinea are the only countries in the world that do not provide any paid time off for new mothers. Why haven’t maternity leave laws kept pace with the increase of working parents? Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the debate on whether time off for new paren…
January 25, 2015 at 8:42 pm
Would you leave retirement to go work at a place you previously had a full-time job?
Going back to work in retirement where you had a full-time job is a growing trend that looks likely to become even more popular. Here's how to do it.
January 25, 2015 at 4:21 pm
This Home Economics Sequencing activity helps kids identify the proper order of some of life’s most basic and most essential tasks.
(from PBS Parents)
Regrettably, the days of kids learning basic cooking, sewing, personal finance, and general life skills in school have all but vanished -- I still don't know how to change the oil in my own car! Th...
January 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Dog sled derby mushes through Czech Republic (PBS NewsHour)
Each year, racers from all over Europe arrive at the village of Destne in the Orlicke mountains in Czech Republic to take part in the Sedivackuv Long dog sled race. Continue reading →
January 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm
A Path Appears, from the team that created Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn,investigates sex trafficking in the U.S. Tune in 1/26 at 10/9c.
January 25, 2015 at 3:00 am
Preview tomorrow/Sunday night's new episode of Grantchester.
Airs Sunday at 10/9c, right after Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre)
In Episode 2, Sidney is upset by Amanda's recent engagement, until he is called upon to solve an evening of mysterious crimes. Grantchester Episode 2 airs Su...
January 25, 2015 at 1:00 am
In this week's Your Fellow Americans's video from local PBS station KCPT, members of the Caudillo family share their thoughts and experiences about immigration.
"They're just looking for the same chances to succeed as we have, but that one piece of paper that they're missing - everyone focuses on that." - Irene Caudi...
January 24, 2015 at 11:00 pm
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