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Nation Jan 22Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s #MeToo moment
"Every woman of my vintage knows what sexual harassment is, though we didn't have a name for it," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told an audience at the Sundance Film Festival.
Nation Dec 26Christmas blizzard blankets Northeast, breaking records in Pennsylvania
If snow was on your holiday wishlist, you should have been in one of these places.
World Dec 25Pope Francis offers Christmas blessings to children ‘wherever peace and security are threatened’
Speaking to an estimated crowd of 50,000 from a balcony above the Vatican's St. Peter's Square, the pope called for a two-state solution in the Middle East, and an end to conflicts on the Korean Peninsula, in Myanmar, Syria, Yemen,…
Politics Nov 16WATCH: Trump believes Alabama voters should decide Roy Moore’s fate, according to White House
President Donald Trump finds the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate "very troubling," said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Nation Jul 29Navy to name a ship after gay rights trailblazer Harvey Milk
Harvey Milk, the late politician and groundbreaking gay rights activist, has been honored with a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Hollywood bio-pic and his own U.S. postage stamp. Now he will be immortalized in a new way: as namesake…
Arts Mar 067 films by Albert Maysles everyone should watch
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles died Thursday night after a 60-year long career that deeply affected the conversations around nonfiction filmmaking, conversations about truth, accuracy, bias and exploitation. Here are clips from seven films that define his unflinching style.
Nation Oct 11Watch the NewsHour: Oct. 11, 2013
Tonight on the program, we examine the latest negotiations between the GOP and President Obama on a debt ceiling deal amid the ongoing government shutdown. Also: the Nobel Peace Prize honors the group working to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons,…
Arts Sep 20Jesmyn Ward Reflects on the Task of Writing ‘Men We Reaped’
Writer Jesmyn Ward discusses the role and strength of women in her community, and the time it took to write and understand the loss of her loved ones for her memoir "Men We Reaped."…
Arts Sep 17Edwidge Danticat on Using Writing to Reach the Past, Look Forward, Solve Problems
"Claire of the Sea Light" is a story of death and loss, but also the enduring power of love. The intertwined lives in a small fishing village are upended when a seven-year-old girl disappears. Haitian-born novelist Edwidge Danticat has returned…
Nation Sep 12Where Poetry Lives: Sharing Moments and Verse When Memory Fades
PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown, right, and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, center right, launch the series “Where Poetry Lives.” Their first stop: Brooklyn. Photo by Anne Davenport/NewsHour “A short walk in the park, a sax, a lot of poetry:…