President Barack Obama addressed the nation Wednesday night to outline plans for an expanded U.S. effort to confront the violent Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria. Following the address, NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discussed its message. Related Articles from PBS NewsHour: Obama: U.S. to expand airstrikes against Islamic ...Continue Reading
Missouri lawmakers might sweeten the pot for consumers who want to eat healthy and for the growers who provide the food. Legislators return to Jefferson City today to reconsider nearly three dozen measures that Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed in this year’s regular session. The veto session could extend to Friday. One of the bills up ...Continue Reading
Wichita physician Josh Umbehr has never understood the traditional model of health care reimbursement — the one in which doctors and hospitals fill out pages of forms to bill a patient’s insurance company for everything from a $3 test to a $30,000 surgery. “You don’t have car insurance for gasoline,” Umbehr said in a recent phone interview. “Why would ...Continue Reading
Increasingly popular ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft allow you to summon a taxi or car service by using a smartphone app. Instead of calling or hailing a cab, the apps track your GPS position, and the car shows up at your location. No physical money changes hands. All payments are made with credit cards, ...Continue Reading
This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career.
Throughout the years Martin Yan has charmed both U.S. and worldwide audiences with his infectious enthusiasm and wit. With his thousands of television programs and more than 30 cookbooks, he introduces Chinese and Asian cooking to millions all over the world, expanding their culinary horizons to include the complex flavors and artistic presentations of Asian dishes. In his ...Continue Reading