Most plankton are tiny drifters, wandering in a vast ocean. But where wind and currents converge they become part of a grander story… an explosion of vitality that affects all life on Earth, including our own. (from KQED Science and PBS Digital Studios)
A new report by the Department of Justice says that police in Ferguson, Missouri, have shown a pattern of racial bias and civil rights abuses. The findings come after a months-long investigation following the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Justin Hansford of…
Experts in the employment industry — also known as personnel or human resources managers — know little if anything about the work you do. The impact this profession has on your ability to find a new job is immense, warns headhunter Nick Corcodilos.
It didn’t surprise me when I walked into a computer coding class and I was one of only three girls in a crowd of boys. But it didn’t bother me at all; I was only concerned with trying to soak up as much information as I could in a week-long summer camp. It seems insane that a rising high school juni…
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, a Kentucky-based nonprofit that provides free music education to 7 to 14-year-olds children shared a video of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists performing a medley of Led Zeppelin tunes.
A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court.
Richard Price’s new book, “The Whites,” centers around the criminals who get away and the police who get obsessed with catching them. Price, who has written eight novels and for the TV show “The Wire,” talks with Jeffrey Brown about using the crime investigation as the structure of a book, and why h…
Thirty-five years after the Iran hostage crisis, ill will between the U.S. and Iran still hovers over the two countries' nuclear negotiations. Last year, The NewsHour's William Brangham was able to take a rare look inside the former U.S. embassy in Tehran where 52 Americans were held for 14 months.
A special guest from THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW is with us starting at noon ET today on Twitter answering your questions about the season finale and more! Please welcome Nancy (@nancybbakes) and ask her your burning baking questions using hashtag #PBSbakingshow.
In a violent rampage through a museum in Mosul, Islamic State militants knocked statues to the floor, using sledgehammers and even a jackhammer to reduce ancient artifacts and some replicas -- representing idols that past cultures worshipped -- to rubble. Bernard Haykel of Princeton University and M…
The winner of THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW will be joining us on Twitter TODAY at 12 p.m. ET to talk about this season’s triumphs and follies. Ask star baker Nancy (@nancybbakes) questions using hashtag #PBSbakingshow.
As we get closer to tonight's season finale of Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre), we'd like to know -- do you have any traditions for watching Downton Abbey, or what will you be doing special tonight?
The Downton Abbey Season 5 finale was filmed at castle used for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Check out 5 more Downton Abbey/Harry Potter connections fans need to know before the Season 5 finale, airing Sunday, March 1, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS! #DowntonPBS
The Fans Speak -- What's Next for Downton Abbey Characters? Just in time for the season finale tonight, MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) asked Facebook fans to weigh in on what's next for some of the most talked about characters. Here's what they said: