Learn more about the wide-ranging influence of the Black Panthers when Independent Lens | PBS brings "Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" to PBS Feb. 16. More about the film: http://to.pbs.org/1nZR7a9
More than 100 tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma last year, and a new multi-million-dollar grant to four universities in the heart of Tornado Alley may lead to better information about where and when severe weather may strike. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports from Oklahoma.
Many young children struggle with frustration tolerance. Anger and frustration are powerful emotions -- and a child's reactions can be intense in the moment. The good news is that parents can help kids build coping skills at home. Here's how: (From PBS Parents)
Although primaries and caucuses are scheduled through June, presidential candidates in both parties may emerge with enough delegates to secure the nomination before then. But given the different sets of rules for choosing delegates in each state, a long road to the White House remains. NewsHour Spec…
“It was a revelation. It restored residents’ spirits and autonomy. Many started dressing themselves, leaving their rooms and eating again. The number of prescriptions fell to half. The death rate plummeted.” (From Next Avenue)
PBS Parents blogger Alice Currah has a great recipe for families celebrating Chinese New Year. These dumplings -- called Jiaozis -- are similar to wontons, but with a thicker dough wrapper. They're traditionally made with ground meat and vegetables, and can be deep fried, steamed, or boiled.
"The character of any great musician is usually identifiable by the individuality of their vibrato...That's how I would know B.B.’s playing and I can tell B.B.'s [playing] from one note." - Eric Clapton on B.B. King's unmistakable sound.
By age 36, neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi had earned five degrees across various fields and was at the end of a residency at Stanford. Then he was diagnosed with lung cancer, a disease that killed him 22 months later. Facing death, he wrote “When Breath Becomes Air,” a memoir of his search for meaning…
In 2015, fans bet billions on daily fantasy sports (DFS). Now, several states are questioning whether DFS is legal. On February 9, FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigate "The Fantasy Sports Gamble."
Watch the trailer here: http://to.pbs.org/1PpGXFJ