Born with a condition that left him legally blind and in a family that kept his disability hidden, it wasn’t until poet and professor Stephen Kuusisto was in his late 30s that he decided to train with a guide dog.
In honor of “WestWorld” coming back for a second season -- which we expect to be no less baffling than the first -- the NewsHour asked its staff for recommendations for movies and TV shows that left us with questions,…
By Michael Boulter
Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press
In her first months of college, a young woman has a harrowing encounter with a male student -- and a life-changing one with an older, renowned feminist writer. Meg Wolitzer's "The Female Persuasion" is about friendship, womanhood, ambition, and other…
Composer and artist Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes wants to make music that makes listeners live differently. Pinderhughes gives his Brief but Spectacular take on his responsibility as an artist.
In "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes," journalist Dan Egan crafts a cautious yet hopeful narrative using history, reporting, and his own experiences to highlight the threats posed to the world's largest freshwater system.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The settlement between the U.S. Attorney's Office and Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg comes as state prosecutors prepared to announce Thursday morning whether they'll file any criminal charges stemming from their two-year investigation into Prince's death.
By Jeffrey Brown
What kind of future should a struggling rural town choose? In the town of Green River, population 950, a nonprofit called Epicenter aims to use art and architecture to bring new energy, life and economic development. Jeffrey Brown reports.
By Monica Villamizar
The music of Mali's Tuareg people is music of resistance. Master traders of the Sahara desert for millenia, they've never enjoyed significant political power, and their musical culture reflects that frustration and struggle. But times have been tough for these…
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