As the trial begins this week for Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a Pew Research Center study shows that the bombing contributed to a rise in religious hostilities in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013.
They say you shouldn't drown your sorrows in food, but this British beef and stout stew recipe is the perfect comfort food now that a certain British drama has ended. Get the Kitchen Vignettes recipe at PBS Food.
Human evolution had a nice clear line from Lucy 3.2 million years ago to Homo habilis to Homo erectus and finally Homo sapiens -- us. Or so it seemed. A new jawbone shows that humans evolved earlier than we thought, and we had more early cousins than direct ancestors.
A new U.S. government effort in partnership with the Peace Corps is aimed at educating the 62 million girls around the world who do not attend school. The initiative, called the Let Girls Learn program, will train volunteers to support locals in becoming champions for girls’ education. Peace Corps D…
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…
March 04, 2015 at 12:00 am
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