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World Feb 16Photos: China celebrates Year of the Dog with one of the largest human migrations in the world
The festivities mark one of the largest annual human migrations in the world, as millions of Chinese journey home to celebrate with family and friends.
Arts Jan 29Twitter Chat: Grammy Awards embrace diversity, but is there still work to be done?
This year, is it enough for hip hop artists to simply have been nominated at the Grammy awards? Have the ideas they’ve raised in their music about equality, politics and oppression made an impact without an artist taking home a…
Arts Dec 16How the Warped Tour helped artists (and fans) find themselves
Musicians and fans alike are mourning the end of the Vans Warped Tour, a “punk rock summer camp” and rite of passage for many big-name artists.
Politics Dec 06More lawmakers demand Sen. Franken’s resignation amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct
Sen. Al Franken's office now says the Minnesota Democrat will make an announcement Thursday.
Arts Nov 28After years of pop music wins, 2018 Grammy nominations favor hip hop and R&B
The 60th annual Grammy Award nominations offered some surprise snubs, a lack of traditional pop nominees and a strong showing by today’s leading hip-hop artists.
Nation Nov 01Twitter chat: How well are we protected from workplace discrimination?
Related Age discrimination in the workplace starts as early as 35 By Joanna Lahey It’s been more than half a century since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment…
Arts Oct 25Tom Hanks on how the Pentagon Papers remain relevant today
“The truth was so volatile...so toxic at that time... that no one wanted to talk about it,” actor Tom Hanks said…
Nation Oct 25Twitter chat: What #MeToo says about sexual abuse in society
The PBS NewsHour is hosting a Twitter chat on the significance of #MeToo on Thursday, Oct 26 at 1 p.m. ET. Questions? Tweet them to #NewsHourChats.
Education Oct 24What works to educate kids about the dangers of opioid use?
A comprehensive approach to drug education that builds students' decision-making, goal-setting and self-management skills may work best.
Nation Oct 18Twitter chat: How the gun control debate mirrors larger issues of partisanship in America
What would it take to turn Texas, a Republican stronghold, into a blue state? According to data from SurveyMonkey, just remove all the gun owners from the Lone Star State and it would have gone to Hillary Clinton in…