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A new report out Tuesday showed overall growth in 17 eurozone countries increased just two-tenths of a percent in the second quarter and growth in Germany came to a near standstill. Judy Woodruff examines how a slowdown in Europe could affect U.S. markets with experts.
Authorities have acknowledged they misled citizens about radioactive risks after the Fukushima disaster. ITN's John Sparks reports.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman offers a quiz with some surprising answers about the growing gap between America's rich and poor.
Find the best of the PBS NewsHour’s international reporting and analysis.
Online coverage of the arts from Jeffrey Brown and NewsHour reporters.
On-the-ground reports from Ray Suarez on health issues around the world.
Track how 12 different U.S. communities adapt to changing economic times.
Profiles, readings and conversations with contemporary American poets.
Find the best of the PBS NewsHour’s political reporting and analysis.
Paul Solman explains the ins and outs of the global economy.
Covering efforts to tackle the world's biggest challenges in the smallest of ways.
Purpose-built videos for teachers supported by lesson plans with content-based standards.
Bringing the views of ordinary citizens to the national discussion on the important issues of the day.
Coverage of the critical issues in science and technology reporting.
Judy Woodruff explores how young people are handling the economic downturn.
Cigarettes may be linked to half of all bladder cancer cases for women in the United States, scientists from National Cancer Institute announced Tuesday. The new findings show the risk rate for women on par with that of men.
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Are there hidden messages in your emails? Yes, and in everything you write or say, according to James Pennebaker, who uses computer analysis of texts to understand their psychological content.
An army of vaccination teams working in high-risk areas of India are helping fight the crippling polio virus. Helen Branswell reports from Firozabad for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Also: Gadhafi loyalists fire scud missile at rebels that lands in the desert, 35 dead in Syria after four days of violence, letter may show cover-up at "News of the World."
Michele Bachmann's poll ratings, third party candidates and a "boring" political fight? NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian tackles some of your questions on the election season in this Q&A.;
The famine hitting the Horn of Africa, which has killed more than 29,000 Somali children, has yet to propel the kind of outpouring of private donations seen in some recent disasters, and the U.N.'s humanitarian agency is reporting a shortfall as well.
Australian actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh have brought the Anton Chekhov classic "Uncle Vanya" to the stage at Washington's Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Brown reports.
A look at the most interesting reads this week from the realm of science, including a giant planet so black that it is less reflective than "the blackest acrylic paint" and an octopus engulfed in camouflage against an ocean plant that suddenly blanches white, shoots ink and darts away.
Google secured a deal on Monday to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion dollars. Changing Gears reports on the impact that takeover will have for workers in Illinois, and for the Midwestern regional economy.
Texas governor Rick Perry announced his plans to run for president with great fanfare this past weekend. KUT looks at who in the chain of command is responsible for running the state of Texas while the governor is out on the campaign trail.
With the start of the school year fast approaching, it's time for students to get their required vaccines. Florida's Local Journalism Center, HealthyState.org, examines what shots students need and why many of them aren't able to access adequate health coverage.
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Political leaders in Washington, D.C. reached an agreement about how America will continue to pay its bills, just hours before the country was expected to become unable to meet its debt obligations.