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Arts May 25Missing the Royal Wedding mania? These 11 romantic movies taught us lessons about love
We’ve all seen the one about the improbable couple who get together after some hilarious hijinks. But, if you dig a little deeper, rom-coms and other tearjerkers can offer serious takeaways.
Education May 09Twitter chat: Rethinking the needs of today’s undergraduates
Millions of college students don't necessarily fit the traditional mold. What financial, social and academic resources do they need to succeed? The PBS NewsHour will host a Twitter chat at 12 p.m. EDT on May 10.
Science Apr 19This year’s cherry blossoms in 360-degrees
Watch velvety petals drift in the breeze coming off the Potomac River.
Arts Mar 04Twitter chat: What do the Oscars say about the changing state of cinema?
At the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, the top-nominated films address issues of LGBTQ identity, racism, xenophobia and classism. Join our Twitter chat to weigh in on them and more.
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…