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Arts Jul 26How well do you know ‘A Prairie Home Companion’? Take our quiz
Are you strong, good-looking and/or above-average? Could you make it in Lake Wobegon? Take NewsHour Weekend’s “A Prairie Home Companion” quiz in honor of the show’s 40th anniversary.
Arts Jul 16Poll: What are your Emmy predictions?
There’s less than six weeks to binge watch all your favorite television shows before the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decides which ones take home an Emmy statue. The nominations were announced last week and the ceremony is…
Nation Jul 03Fourth of July poll: Does ketchup belong on hot dogs?
What will you put on your hot dog this weekend? Ketchup? Mustard? Or both? Vote in our poll and tell us why in the comments.
Education May 22Have resegregation trends changed your high school?
Use our searchable database to see how these trends are playing out in your high school.
World May 13Which country shares your parenting values?
Not everyone agrees on the best methods for raising kids. Use our interactive to see which country has values to teach children in order closest to yours.
Science Apr 30On tiny racetrack, scientists test self-driving cars of the future
In a robotics lab at George Washington University, there’s a small-scale race track, complete with a loop-the-loop. A battery-powered car hurls itself around the room, flipping over jumps and around the vertical spiral. “They are really robust, so when a…
Economy Apr 14Compare your pay after averaged taxes to other developed nations
Use our interactive to get an idea of how income and social safety-type taxes are factored into your paycheck, and how you’d fare if the U.S. had a wage tax structure similar to other developed nations.
Nation Mar 30Quiz: How much do you really know about long-term care?
Many of the facts surrounding long-term care are surprising. Take our quiz to see what you really know about long-term care.
Nation Mar 21Seattle Police release new photos from the scene of Nirvana front man’s suicide
As the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death approaches in early April, police in Seattle have released new photos from the scene of the musician’s death. The lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana was 27…
Science Mar 14Find your slice of birthday in pi
Because it is an irrational number, pi is infinite and never falls into a repeating pattern. Despite its use in mathematics for centuries, research is still being done on pi to determine whether the numbers repeat in a certain frequency.