Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
On South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, a substantial number of Native households earn income by creating and selling art. But many of these residents lack access to the transportation and financing that would enable them to market and grow their…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Burns won the prestigious honor Tuesday for her vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.
When it came to involving the nascent republic in military conflict, one of the founding fathers’ biggest fears was that American presidents would be reckless and aggressive to suit their own agendas. Judy Woodruff sits down with presidential historian Michael…
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
"President Trump has First Amendment rights and is free to criticize the press vehemently, but he is not free to use the power and authority of the United States government to punish and stifle it," the complaint reads.
By Jeffrey Brown
The film “22 July” is a dramatization of the 2011 massacre at a Norwegian summer camp. A right-wing fanatic killed 77 people. Jeffrey Brown talks with British director Paul Greengrass about the film, the country’s reaction to the massacre and…
By Elizabeth Flock
"Every wolf’s life is an adventure story; what made O-Six’s unique is that people were around to witness it," says "American Wolf" author Nate Blakeslee.
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
Nearly one in five people in the U.S. identify as having a disability, but it can be difficult for people with disabilities to find clothing that is both stylish and meets their needs. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson reports on the…
In “The Hate U Give,” Amandla Stenberg plays teen Starr Carter who witnesses a white officer kill her best friend. Carter struggles to grieve and find her voice while navigating her poor, mostly black neighborhood and her mostly white prep…
Author, journalist and professor Walter Isaacson has delved into the lives of influential figures ranging from Leonardo da Vinci to Ada Lovelace. He believes that those who thrive at the intersection of arts and sciences are the ones who will…
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