Common, the award-winning musician, actor, activist, and now author, says that in a world of division and anxiety, he wanted to offer solution-oriented resources for healing that have helped him overcome trauma and tough times in his life. Common joins…
By PBS NewsHour
Museum workers in Kabul have been trying to reassemble ancient Buddha figurines as a nervous country waits for the Taliban and the U.S. to reach a deal on ending America's longest war.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Author Celeste Ng takes us behind the scenes of the book "The Woman Warrior."…
By Elizabeth Flock
Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for…
By Cat Wise
By Mary Ellen Geist
Detroit is a city in transformation, its former industrial spaces being rapidly developed into offices for tech startups and high-end residential lofts. For artist Scott Hocking, though, it’s the unpolished vestiges of the city’s former existence that provide creative inspiration.
By Dr. Howard Markel
The turmoil of Groucho's last few years are all too familiar to adult children everywhere who are concerned with the welfare of their elderly parents and other relatives.
By Tom Casciato, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Twenty-four years into his musical career and still performing before thousands, singer-songwriter Ben Folds has released a best-selling new memoir called "A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons.” NewsHour Weekend’s Tom Casciato recently spoke to…
By Tom Casciato
An interview and playlist to accompany the musician’s new memoir.
By Lindsey Bahr, Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
The son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider" died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles.
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