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NEW YORK — Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights. Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year, while German shepherds and golden retrievers have hung onto the second and third spots in new American ...
After the U.S. and its European allies coordinated to expel more than 100 Russian diplomats in response to the March poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK, some analysts are arguing the punishment may have been the wrong move. “To me, it's a stone-age mentality,” said Anna ...

Former President Jimmy Carter says faith in each other is key to our existence, and we're losing it. In the first part of a wide-ranging interview with Judy Woodruff, Carter discusses his latest book, America in the age of Trump, his grave concerns about nuclear conflict with North Korea and John Bolton, the ...
National Geographic has long provided a unique lens to view the world -- one that has sometimes distorted the lives of people of color. Now the 130-year-old magazine turns the lens on itself, with an issue devoted to the topic of race and an apology for past portrayals by editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg.
WASHINGTON — The White House denied Tuesday that senior adviser Jared Kushner is under investigation by the White House Counsel's office over possible ethical or criminal violations in connection with more than $500 million in loans made last year to his family real estate company. The head of the ...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is taking up its second big partisan redistricting case of the term amid signs the justices could place limits on drawing maps for political gain. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday in an appeal filed by Republicans in Maryland. They complain that Democrats ...

Dame Stephanie Shirley was so sick of being patronized that she decided to start her own software business -- then a laughable idea for a woman. But when her child was diagnosed with autism, it drove her toward a new life's mission. Shirley gives her Brief but Spectacular take on making things happen.
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens called for the repeal of the Second Amendment on Tuesday, wading into the charged political debate over gun control that was reignited by several mass shootings in recent months. It's a familiar appeal from the 97-year old jurist, who was named to the ...
The Great American Read is a production of Nutopia for PBS. The series is executive produced by Jane Root, Michael Cascio, Bob Kirsh and Charles Marquardt; co-executive produced by Rebecca Ratliff Cameron; line produced by Rachael Jerahian; and produced by Nilam Agrawal-Desai, Katherine ...
As a longtime advertising executive, Grossman was an unlikely choice to lead the ad-free Public Broadcasting Service. But one of his advertising agency's clients in 1970s had been PBS – his company designed the network's now-familiar logo featuring the letter P combined with the stylized profile of a ...
PBS executive Mike Kelley is joining ITV Studios Global Entertainment to bolster its U.S. sales team. Kelley, who was previously SVP, Programming, Business Affairs and Content Operations at the U.S. public broadcaster has been appointed SVP, Sales, Americas and will be based at ITVSGE's LA ...
Including the U.S., over a dozen countries announced expulsions on Monday of more than 100 Russian diplomats accused of being intelligence officials, in a united attempt to isolate and punish Russia for the alleged poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. Nick Schifrin ...
Former President Jimmy Carter criticized President Donald Trump's decision to appoint John Bolton as his national security adviser, telling the PBS NewsHour in an interview Monday that it was Mr. Trump's “worst mistake” since taking office. Bolton, who served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations ...
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Washington and around the country this weekend to push for tougher gun laws. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the chance that Congress will act on pressure over gun control, President Trump's ...
President Trump's efforts to change the terms of NAFTA have divided farmers and ranchers, who depend, in different ways, on global trade. Special correspondent Grant Gerlock of NET traveled around the state to hear their perspective on the ways the trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and ...
The adult film actress known as Stormy Daniels, former Playboy model Karen McDougal and reality TV contestant Summer Zervos have alleged three separate sex scandals with President Trump, and have all filed lawsuits that could threaten the president with years of litigation. Judy Woodruff walks ...
Sixty Russian diplomats are being kicked out of the U.S. in a bid to punish the Kremlin for an attack on a former Russian spy in the UK. Is that the right response? Nick Schifrin gets reaction from two former State Department officials, Victoria Nuland of the Center for a New American Security and Paul ...

Viewing death as unrelated to life, or antithetical it, does a disservice to the days we have, because we don't know how to value them, says John Leland. The journalist and author explains how an elderly friend changed his perspective on the importance of acknowledging our mortality.
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week. 1. Where's Mommy?': A family fled death threats, only to face separation at the border — The Washington Post, 3/18. A family ...
With the massive success of “Black Panther,” the latest blockbuster from Marvel, the time is ripe for educators to embrace comic books as legitimate teaching and learning tools. teacherslounge. The movie is based on the superhero created by comic book legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, first appearing in ...
TEL AVIV, Israel — The Israeli military confirmed on Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory. Although Israel was widely believed to have ...
Want to start a food truck business? Head to Portland, Oregon. Or try Denver or Orlando. Portland is the “most friendly” city in the country for food trucks, according to a new study of industry regulations released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, followed by Denver and Orlando.
More than 2 billion users are active on Facebook each month. But as the tech giant again faces scrutiny over who is using that personal data, and how, many users are wondering how safe their information is, or whether they should use the app at all. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg issued a public ...
One evening during the 2016 presidential primaries, Sam Woolley wandered into a small meet-up on digital political messaging in the basement of a New York City tech store. At the gathering, he says, a group of experts boasted of an uncanny ability to influence voters on social media. The name of their ...
Read the Full Transcript. Hari Sreenivasan: One Massachusetts service dog is now a trained lifesaver. Adele is one of the first cardiac alert dogs trained by Pennsylvania-based Canine Partners for Life. As Tina Martin from PBS station WGBH in Boston shows us, she's given hope to one grateful woman.
After days of snags and delays, congressional leaders staggered toward completing a massive $1.3 trillion “omnibus” spending deal Wednesday, according to multiple Republican and Democratic sources familiar with the negotiations. The monster-sized bill contains one of the largest spending increases in ...
A young startup called Relativity is pushing space technology forward by pushing 3D printing technology to its limits, building the largest metal 3D printer in the world. And other major companies anxious to try these new ways of manufacturing, too. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien looks at some of the ...
Betty Ann Bowser was a pioneer as a female correspondent in television news and for many years, a longtime correspondent at the PBS NewsHour, where she covered hundreds of stories including the Oklahoma City bombing, life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and the debate over Obamacare.


 

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