When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while men are supposed to gravitate to chili, steak and bacon?…
Wednesday marks the 100th anniversary of a notorious moment in baseball's history: when the White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds in the 1919 World Series, provoking a scandal that stained the sport's reputation. Now, as Stephanie Sy reports, a…
Last week, several students from Big Sky High School in Missoula, Montana, wrote to the NewsHour to sing the praises of their beloved teacher Mark Moe, who announced he would be retiring. Moe shares the news summary with his classes…
By Dr. Howard Markel
The man best suited to operate on the president was a legendary surgeon with extensive experience in treating abdominal wounds. He, however, was in Niagara Falls. McKinley died on Sept. 14, 1901.
By Elizabeth Flock
The milestone capped off a decades-long campaign by women who demanded that they, too, be involved in public affairs.
By Associated Press
During World War II Turing worked at the secret Bletchley Park code-breaking center, where he helped crack Nazi Germany's secret codes by creating the "Turing bombe," a forerunner of modern computers.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Huntington's disease -- which Guthrie inherited from his mother -- can lead to serious mood disorders, uncoordinated and involuntary body movements, balance problems, psychotic breaks, dementia and death.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
In modern times, presidents have tended to stand back and let the people party.
By Nsikan Akpan, Vanessa Dennis
PBS NewsHour breaks down the U.S. fall and rise of the measles in 3 charts.
Award-winning writer and historian Jared Diamond has spent his career studying the rise and fall of civilizations. In his latest book, “Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis,” he examines major geopolitical events of recent decades, in search of lessons…
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