At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. Largely silent for seven decades, they now speak for horrors of the Holocaust as part of a project called "The Violins of Hope." Special correspondent David C. Barnett…
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, the intellectual cornerstone of the court’s modern conservative wing, died Saturday, according to news reports and the Texas governor's office. Scalia was nominated to the court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.
Discover how burial rituals changed during the Civil War & why families were forced to grieve publicly in this MERCY STREET Footnote. Tune in tomorrow (Sunday, 2/14) at 10/9c for a new episode. #MecyStreetPBS http://to.pbs.org/1TWclQi
When you wrap your hands around a toasty cup of tea this winter, consider the source. Human rights groups allege tea-pickers worker in dangerous conditions. This week’s Shortwave investigates the claims.
"We were filming recently and someone yelled out from across the street 'Billy, please harass me,' which is a really strange request."
You may know him as Billy On The Street, but there's more to comedian Billy Eichner than meets the eye. Watch Eichner, star of Billy on the Street on TRU TV and the HULU original series Difficult People, give his #BriefButSpectacular take on the most difficult person he knows: himself.
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Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system. It’s hot because its atmosphere traps heat just like a car with the windows rolled up in the summer!
As conservationists struggle to save endangered species, a litter of adorable puppies -- and the secret behind their birth -- might provide a helpful breeding tool. The puppies, born in July, are the first successful examples of in vitro fertilization in canids, a technique that paves the way for fu…