PBS NewsHour

Colbert stays in character at congressional hearing
Published: 6 years ago
Stephen Colbert testifies at a House Judiciary Hearing on the state of agricultural jobs in the U.S. These are his opening remarks The reason for Colbert's ...
Aquaponic farming saves water, but can it feed the country?
Published: 1 year ago
Aquaponics, a system of farming that uses no soil, also uses far less water than traditional agriculture. But while the technique is gaining attention, it remains a ...
Watch President Obama speak -- and sing -- at White House tribute to Ray Charles
Published: 1 year ago
President Barack Obama not only spoke at his final "In Performance at the White House" special tribute to Ray Charles, he also got up on stage to sing.
Why foreign retirees are flocking to Mexico
Published: 1 year ago
In Mexico, seniors are traditionally cared for in the homes of relatives. But a boom of foreign retirees, many of them Americans, have begun moving to Mexico to ...
The Obama White House, from the man behind the lens
Published: 1 month ago
For the past eight years, Pete Souza has visually chronicled the Obama era. He was in the situation room when U.S. special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in ...
This cement alternative absorbs CO2 like a sponge
Published: 1 year ago
Cement has been called the foundation of modern civilization, the stuff of highways, bridges, sidewalks and buildings of all sizes. But its production comes with a ...
Why Kentucky farmers are quitting tobacco and turning to hemp
Published: 1 year ago
A Farm Bill passed by Congress last year included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started ...
In 1980s Miami, the triple crisis of growing up black, gay and poor
Published: 3 months ago
Based on a true story, the new movie “Moonlight” follows Chiron, a boy growing up black, gay and poor in 1980s Miami. The film documents Chiron's identity ...
Mandolin Master Chris Thile Plays Bluegrass and Bach
Published: 3 years ago
Modern master of the mandolin Chris Thile hates being boxed in by genres, and has made his reputation by going beyond traditional tunes. With a new album of ...
How Lemony Snicket channels his bewilderment into words
Published: 5 months ago
You may not have heard of Daniel Handler, but you've probably heard of his pen name: Lemony Snicket. Handler, author of the children's book series “A Series ...
Tribes across North America converge at Standing Rock, hoping to be heard
Published: 5 months ago
Protestors of the North Dakota pipeline celebrated after the Department of Justice temporarily halted the project in federal jurisdictions last Friday. But while ...
Rock Legend Paul Simon: 'I Wouldn't Change Anything, Even the Mistakes'
Published: 5 years ago
Musical legend Paul Simon recently went on tour with his latest album, "So Beautiful or So What," plus his classic hits. Jeffrey Brown caught up with the ...