Hari Sreenivasan will anchor the new "PBS NewsHour Weekend" which debuts on Sept. 7. Photo by NewsHour Get ready to watch the PBS NewsHour seven days a week. We've been counting down to the premiere of PBS NewsHour Weekend…

Join correspondent Gwen Ifill for a live chat, hosted by PBS' Washington Week 1 p.m. EDT today. On the table: all things politics.  window.cilAsyncInit = function() {cilEmbedManager.init()};(function() {var e = document.createElement('script');e.async = true;var domain = (document.location.protocol…

I hate to admit it because it sounds cynical, but I'm not often surprised by what happens in Washington. After years of watching presidents, members of Congress and other powerful characters, one develops a feel for where decisions are going.

Comic books galore, sold on the streets of New York City. Photo by Christina Bellantoni/PBS NewsHour. It's not just great CGI animation and big-name actors that make Spiderman and Iron Man such big hits at the box office. The resurgence…

In 2013 Superman marks his 75th anniversary. Over the decades the hero has leaped from comic books to movies, TV shows, radio, video games and merchandise. But Superman's main goal of protecting truth, justice and the American way remains the…

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