On this New Year’s Day, NASA has a special reason to celebrate: Its spacecraft New Horizons has made a successful flyby of Ultima Thule, an object orbiting in space about four billion miles from Earth. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins…
As the calendar turned to 2019 this week, new laws are taking effect, and new state legislatures are looking to push even more changes. In some states, these measures will address gun safety, roll back business licensing regulations and legalize…
Participants from the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, a project that teaches young reporters about journalism and media literacy, share what they’d like to see from the media in 2019.
By Student Reporting Labs
Spending less and saving more is often at the top of list when Americans make their New Year’s resolutions.
By Gretchen Frazee
By Jessica Yarvin
Sixty percent of Americans are optimistic about next year according to a new poll form PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist, while 37 percent said they were generally more pessimistic about 2019.
By Lisa Desjardins
From pay raises to marijuana legalization, the New Year brought a spate of new state laws. Reid Wilson, a reporter at The Hill newspaper, tells Lisa Desjardins about the major changes that went into effect.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 31, the nation confronts severe cold as the year ends, and the number of journalists jailed across the world reaches an all-time high. Also, meet legendary photographer William Wegman and his dogs. Alison Stewart…
A New Year’s resolution might not change the world, but what if it could change how you see things?…
By Joshua Barajas
2015 was many things to different people, but 2016 offers a clean slate, a new year to resolve our shortcomings. Here’s how revelers around the globe bid good riddance to 2015 and marked the start of 2016.
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