PBS NewsHour full episode October 17, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode October 17, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: touching down in Turkey. The vice president and the secretary of state come face to face with Turkey’s President Erdogan, agreeing to a five-day pause in the Syrian incursion. Then: The acting White House...

Why Do We Feel Lonely?

Why Do We Feel Lonely?

This is Michael. “Hi” He’s 31 years old, lives in a major US city, went to college and earns $60,000 a year. He’s the most common demographic you’ll find on online dating. And he’s kind of lonely. Actually, really lonely. “So pepperlonely” But… Why do...

When The Earth Was Purple

When The Earth Was Purple

Picture the view of Earth from space. Beautiful, right? What colors do you see? Besides the blue of the oceans, the dominant color of our planet, as we know it, is green. But imagine a time when the Earth looked a little … purple. All...

School Choice

School Choice

>>>ECONOMIC AND RACIAL SEGREGATION. ACCORDING TO THE NEW SCHOOL, LAST YEAR, 40% OF NEW YORK CITY KINDERGARTNERS ENROLLED OUTSIDE THE ZONE WITH THE HOPE OF BRIDGING THE GAP AND GETTING AN EQUAL CHANCE AT SUCCESS. IT’S ALL PART OF THE CITY’S SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM THAT...

How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

[MUSIC] For thousands of years, humans, and plants and animals long before that, have been using frozen “sky water” to keep warm. Which sort of doesn’t make sense. Because snow is cool. You might even say it’s… ice cold. YEEAAHHHHH! No one knows for sure...

PBS NewsHour full episode September 6, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 6, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: evaluating the wreckage. As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina, rescue teams in the Bahamas deliver relief to those affected by the deadly storm. Then: It’s Friday. Mark Shields and David Brooks on...