Today in the Morning Line: Ferguson, elections, polarization, health care and the GOP’s lawsuit were the top five. A 9/11 report, immigration, President Obama’s unpopularity, taxes, and the debt round out the top 10 Top 10 political stories of the … Continue reading →
Travel with American pilgrims to India to bathe in the Ganges River alongside 100 million Hindus at the largest religious gathering of humanity in the world. Premieres Dec 30 at 8/7C #sacredjourneys http://pbs.org/sacredjourneys
Are high-tech personal gadgets on your holiday shopping list? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Amy Webb of Webbmedia Group about the rise of wearable devices, the inherent concerns over data collection and security and the industry that’s popped up to help safeguard consumer privacy. Continue reading →
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"Downton Abbey, Season 5" on MASTERPIECE premieres Sunday, January 4 at 9/8c on PBS.
Many employers require job applicants to disclose any criminal history, often preventing those with a record from reentering the workforce. But Illinois is one of a number of states working to change this, with a new law prohibiting employers from asking about convictions on initial applications. Sp…
From his simple lifestyle to his active engagement in diplomacy, Pope Francis has distinguished himself as the leader of the Catholic Church. Jeffrey Brown talks to Austen Ivereigh, author of a new biography, “The Great Reformer,” about the ways the pope’s upbringing in Argentina informed his papal…
If you lose your high-paying job before full retirement age, you don't lose Social Security benefits you've already paid for, says expert Larry Kotlikoff. What you might miss out on, though, is an opportunity to raise your lifetime benefits even higher.
You’re invited to a delicious — dare we say vicious — holiday soiree! Join Freddie, Stuart and their friends Ash and Violet for an unforgettable night filled with food, surprises, and a wicked game of truth or dare. VICIOUS "Holiday Special” premieres tonight, 12/25 at 9:30/8:30c on PBS.
Christmas traditions vary across the globe, but family is always the focus. One Christmas favorite in Kitchen Vignettes' native Canada, tourtiere, is a hearty meat pie that will warm the hearts of your holiday guests. (via PBS Food) http://to.pbs.org/13wpNFz
There are no lectures allowed at San Francisco’s Minerva Schools, an innovative college with a curriculum specifically designed to improve knowledge retention for students. Professors hold their seminar-style classes online, allowing Minerva students to move around the globe each semester, from Berl…
This Christmas night, join the Nonnatus community to celebrate the holidays. From rehearsals for the Sunday School concert, to a new job position for Chummy, see how the nuns and nurses bid farewell to the 1950s and get a glimpse of what 1960 will bring.
CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL (2014) premieres tonight, 12/25 at 8/7c on PBS.