An exhibit at Washington's Corcoran Gallery focuses on the modernism art movement, which grew out of the carnage of World War I. Artists attempted to make objects like chairs and clothing in a more creative and useful fashion.
Monday's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech University have sparked concern over security at many colleges and universities around the country. Three education officials discuss the challenges of keeping students safe at often sprawling campuses.
Daylight saving time, which usually begins the first week of April, will be start earlier by four weeks starting this year, due to federal legislation passed in 2005. Two authors examine the impact of advancing the start of daylight saving…
After more than five years and $6 billion in development, Microsoft's newest operating system, Vista, went on sale Tuesday. Two technology experts discuss Microsoft's software overhaul and the company's future.
Joe Barbera, half of the Hanna-Barbera animation team, produced memorable cartoons like Yogi Bear and the Flinstones, passed away at 95. NewsHour reports on the man behind the cartoons and his beloved characters.
Journalist Judy Woodruff reports on how young Americans are changing the workplace with new ideas on how the professional world should operate.
Steve Reich, a pioneer in tape music and American minimalism, has established himself as one of the "first generation" composers of our time. Jeffrey Brown interviews Reich about his work.
Microsoft has helped build a high-tech high school in a Philadelphia community that serves low-income families. Students at this state-of-the art facility incorporate the latest technologies throughout their curriculum.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Unchecked global warming could impact the world economy on a scale comparable to world wars and the Great Depression, a report issued Monday by the British government says.
With more than 130 exhibits from scientists, researchers and inventors around the globe, NextFest brings its vision of a new world's fair to New York City. The NewsHour's economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the high-tech tools and toys of…
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