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Politics Jul 21What does John Kasich believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
He is the grandson of coal miners and immigrants and a prodigy politician who won his first election at age 24 (state senate). John Kasich spent nearly two decades in Congress and won re-election as Ohio governor by a whopping…
Nation May 15Blue Bell Creameries lays off 1,450 employees due to listeria outbreak
Blue Bell Creameries, the famed Texas ice cream company, will layoff 1,450 employees after listeria problems have halted their production. The full-time and part-time employees losing their jobs account for 37 percent of Blue Bell’s work force. Another 1,400 workers…
Nation May 15Legendary blues man B.B. King dies at 89
The King of the Blues, B.B. King, died Thursday, May 14, at his home in Las Vegas after suffering from high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. He was 89 years old. King was one of the most influential blues…
Politics May 04What does Carly Fiorina believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
Best known for nearly six years as CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina was the first female to run a Fortune 20 company. Now she's running for president. Here's where she stands on 10 key issues.
World May 03Despite death and destruction, climbers head back up Mount Everest
PBS NewsHour spoke to Grayson Schaffer, a senior editor for Outside Magazine, about the destruction the avalanche caused, whether Mt. Everest is getting more dangerous and why business as usual will start again so soon.
Science Apr 13GoPros go on a space walk
NASA has released an hour long stunning sequence of footage from two GoPros accompanying astronauts on a February spacewalk. The two astronauts, Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts, were reconfiguring the external port on the International Space Station in preparation for…
Arts Mar 31Will Jay-Z’s new music streaming service help artists?
Entering a market cramped with competition, music mogul Jay-Z has launched Tidal, a new music streaming service owned by artists themselves in the United States.
World Mar 12What does a newborn island look like?
In January a volcano began erupting off the coast of Tonga. By the time it finished, a new island had formed. See photos that offer some of the first glimpses of this new land.
Nation Mar 09Is right-to-work the kiss of death for labor unions?
Wisconsin labor unions took another hit today as Governor Scott Walker signed a bill known as the “right to work” into law Monday morning. In 2011, Governor Walker won a bitter fight to restrict collective bargaining for public sector…
Nation Feb 05What can $1 billion do to prevent childhood obesity?
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is committing $500 million to spend over the next ten years on programs stopping childhood obesity.