After more than 200 days at sea, a British-born adventurer became the first person to row solo, nonstop from North America to Australia on Sunday. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story.
By Stephen Fee
NOVA’s new series “Making North America” looks at how the continent morphed into what it is today. And on tonight’s program, Kirk Johnson, director Kirk Johnson, director of Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, discusses how so much of the…
By Joshua Barajas
Bone fragments from seven horses and a camel suggest that the First Americans hunted and butchered these animals in North America at least 13,300 years ago after migrating from northeast Asia, hundreds of years earlier than previously thought.
By Laura Santhanam
How can the modern study of global change benefit from ancient knowledge? Special correspondent John Larson reports on the new ways indigenous communities around the world are connecting with one another to share observations and sustain their native cultures.
By PBS NewsHour
In his new book, author and historian Colin Woodard explores how America was shaped by settlement patterns dating back to the time of the first Thanksgiving. Margaret Warner talks with Woodard about "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival…
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By Elizabeth Shell
Name: Sophia Shelko Question: What does the future hold for people that have lost or have been victims of this economic crisis? An example: those who faced foreclosures of their homes and had their credit ruined. Paul Solman: If the…
Until recently, most scientists believed that the first humans came to the Americas 13,000 years ago. But new archaeological findings from a cave in Oregon are challenging that assumption. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television reports on the controversial discovery.
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