Science Jan 09

Once hidden in an Army Corps of Engineers report from 1944, this map shows how the Mississippi River has changed course over the past 6,000 years, using layers of bright colors. Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC
Why we still need paper maps

"Maps can take you places that you wouldn’t think to go," said Betsy Mason, coauthor of the book "All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey."…

Arts Jan 13

What book has been most meaningful to you?

Will Schwalbe, New York Times best-selling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club," and now, of the new "Books for Living," sat down with our arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown to talk about what books are for.

Mar 11

Tuesday March 11, 2014

On the NewsHour Tuesday, the still-missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is now believed to have been spotted hundreds of miles off-course. Also, Eastern European countries express concern about Russia’s ambitions, the Obama administration finds creative ways of marketing health care…

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