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World Jun 0730 Years of HIV/AIDS: Progress, but No Answer
This week marks 30 years that the HIV virus has been with us.
Health Jun 06Essay: Treating the Earliest Cases of AIDS
It's been 30 years since the first reported case of AIDS, leading many in the medical community to reflect on the challenges of the earliest days of the crisis.
Health Jun 06AIDS at 30: In Early Years, Uncertainty Fueled Fear and Confusion
When AIDS began sweeping through communities in the early 1980s, little was known about the disease -- except its deadly cost.
Politics Jun 02The Morning Line: Frontrunner Romney Officially Launches 2012 Campaign
You can circle today on your calendar as a turning point in the 2012 campaign for the Republican nomination for president.
Health Apr 13Autism Diagnoses Bring Slew of Costs for Families
As part of the PBS NewsHour's Autism Now series, which begins airing on April 18, we explore some of the basics of autism, including the costs of treatment and therapy.
World Mar 21Gadhafi’s Forces Are Top Target for Allied Strikes in Libya; Length of Military Effort Remains Unclear
Updated 4:45 p.m. ET | During a press conference in Chile Monday, President Obama took new questions on the military action in Libya, saying that while it has always been U.S. policy that Gadhafi "needs to go," U.S. military action…
Nation Nov 01Join the PBS NewsHour for Election Coverage Live Online, On-Air, Mobile
It's Election Day eve for the 2010 midterms, and political coverage promises to be plentiful Tuesday. But for the finest election news and analysis, there's only one PBS NewsHour -- and we'll have special coverage online, on-air and…
Science Oct 12Ban Lifted on Deep Water Oil Drilling
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it is lifting a moratorium on deep water oil drilling imposed after the Deepwater Horizon spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The administration has been under pressure from business leaders and others…
Science Sep 27China’s Rare Earth Deposits Add Trade Tensions to Dispute With Japan
Amid the recent rise in tensions between China and Japan over Japan’s arrest of a Chinese trawler captain, Beijing has unleashed a reported trading halt on an unusual commodity: rare earth. Rare earth are metallic elements that…
Politics Sep 01Wednesday: Mideast Peace Talks Begin, Hurricane Earl Downgraded
Hours after a primetime address marking the end of combat operations in Iraq, President Obama pivots Wednesday to another complex and vexing Mideast issue: Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. President Obama will host talks in Washington with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…