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By Melissa Williams, Elizabeth Burton
Rising mortgage rates and lingering inflation are forcing many Americans to put plans to buy a home on hold. That is pushing up rent prices for others. As economics correspondent Paul Solman explains, no one has experienced that more acutely…
By Paul Solman, Ryan Connelly Holmes
Monday, Serena Williams takes the court at the U.S. Open to compete in what is expected to be the last Grand Slam of her legendary career. No one denies that she's changed the game and many consider her the greatest…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans 17 years ago, with more than 1800 lives lost and more than $100 billion in property damage. Many of those who lived through the storm were children at the time and traumatized…
By Winston Wilde, Claire Mufson
Noname is a rapper and founder of the Noname Book Club, which encourages readers to support local bookstores and books by authors of color. The club now has 14 chapters across the United States. Here's her Brief But Spectacular take…
Join Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Washington Week moderator Yamiche Alcindor as they host the 2022 Hutchins Forum, 'Culture Wars in Black and White'.
By Natalie Lett, Marlo Brown, Roberto Suarez, Savanna Atstupenas, PBS Student Reporting Labs
While many young people hope to become professional dancers, the cost of lessons, costumes and other equipment often keeps them from achieving their dreams. It is a hurdle one studio specializing in Latin American folk dance is trying to overcome.
By John Yang, Mike Fritz
More Americans died from drug overdoses last year than ever before. And while deaths are up across nearly every demographic since the start of the pandemic, there’s been an especially alarming spike in overdose deaths among Black Americans. John Yang…
By Laura Barrón-López, Tess Conciatori
Five years ago on Friday, extremists marched in Charlottesville, Virginia in a violent demonstration that forced the city and the nation to confront the growing threats of white supremacy and domestic terrorism. Laura Barrón-López visited the city to see what's…
By Christopher Booker
Skateboarding's popularity has skyrocketed since its early outsider origins, but for a lot of its history, the sport has seemed largely reserved for straight, white men. Special correspondent Christopher Booker reports on how the closed-off culture of skateboarding is becoming…
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