Video: San Francisco Is Under Siege Making a Bat Call Cry...
China's population suffers gender imbalance
BBC - Democracy Live - European Parliaments online
Fed must use ‘great caution' in exit: OECD chief economist...
So If The PC Is Dying, What Happens With Microsoft Next?...
The idea that the PC is dying hides even more uncomfortable truths.
Game Changers - Science and Technology - Browse
High Energy Physics and the Higgs Boson - Science and Technology...
February 24: Sequester Countdown with Duncan, Kaine, Ayotte...
Countdown to the sequester cuts with Sec. Arne Duncan, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., and Gov. Jan Brewer, R-Ariz. Plus: what's the connection...
China's foreign financial assets hit $5 trillion
Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project
In this 1945 WNYC broadcast, Austrian born Marie Lemmermeyer tells the "one true story of 'Silent Night'."
S Korea rivals in final poll push
New York, a graveyard for languages
Money Talking - Top Business Stories of 2012
Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff.
Defiant N Korea launches rocket
How MIDI changed the world of music
December 9: Simpson, Bowles, Booker
Countdown to fiscal cliff continues with deficit reduction duo Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles. Plus, a conversation with Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D). Then, Joe Klein, Michael Gerson, Major Garrett and Norah O'Donnell.
Why Americans don't want to break up
The Cost of Admission, Three Generations of Punishment,...
Steve Kroft investigates allegations from doctors that the hospital chain they worked for pressured them to admit patients; Also, Shin Dong-hyuk describes how three generations of a family are incarcerated if one family member is considered disloyal;...
BBC Radio 4 - Germany in Europe
December 2: Geithner, Graham, Feinstein, Rogers
The fiscal cliff with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Plus, the latest on Libya and insight into Congressional negotiations with Senators Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Mike Rogers. Then, Mark Zandi, Maya MacGuineas ...
Fiscal Cliff Notes - By Gordon Adams
Even Americans Find Some Britishisms 'Spot On' : NPR
Adding a foreign word to your vocabulary is like adding foreign attire to your wardrobe. Sometimes you do it because it's practical and sometimes just because you think it looks cool. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says Americans' use of "spot on" falls some...
October 28: Emanuel, McCain & more
Ten days before election day, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Bob Shrum, John Fund, Ruth Marcus, Mark Leibovich and John Dickerson discuss what to expect as Campaign 2012 winds down.
Money Talking - Consumers and Corporations Hold Clashing...
When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.
Money Talking - Wall Street CEOs and the Fiscal Cliff
As the November election approaches, lawmakers are spending more time campaigning and less time working to avoid the "fiscal cliff," the trigger set to send Americans' taxes higher and slash federal spending by more than a trillion dollars at midnigh...
CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video
CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video
CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video
CNN video on Facebook - CNN.com Video
If You're Looking For A Big Boost In Your Social Security...
WASHINGTON — Social Security recipients won't be getting big benefit increases next year, but the small raises they will receive are playing an important role in helping seniors grow their incomes even as younger workers lose ground. Preliminary figu...
30 Issues in 30 Days
30 Issues in 30 Days is the Brian Lehrer Show's election-year series that goes beyond the horserace to the issues that really matter. Below you'll find a page for each issue, with questions to get the conversation started, articles from the It's A Fr...
Payroll Tax Holiday May Not Survive Year's End : NPR
Since January 2011, the government has knocked 2 percentage points off the payroll tax, which funds Social Security. But even as the economy appears to still be in a rut, there's little appetite to extend the tax holiday and its $95 billion price tag...
Disturbing Facebook pages operating with impunity
U.N.: World Hunger Stats Were Off
ROME (AP) — The United Nations now says its 2009 headline-grabbing announcement that 1 billion people in the world were hungry was off-target and that the number is actually more like 870 million. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organizati...
Cloud Of Smoke: Inside Romney's Work For Big Tobacco
WASHINGTON -- As the Soviet Union splintered in the early-1990s, Sushovan Ghosh packed his colleagues into a van and chugged across the collapsing nation, hitting depressed towns and famished cities, busted up factories and lonely kiosks. In each rag...
Globesity - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
Rise of the drones raises privacy issues
Debate Moderator Defends Himself
NEW YORK -- PBS veteran Jim Lehrer, who has taken heat this week for not tightly controlling Wednesday night's presidential debate and allowing the candidates to repeatedly ignore his directions, defended his performance Friday by saying that his job...
Is US an empire in decline?
Cloud Computing Saves Health Care Industry Time And Money...
The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fracti...
Study: Scientific research fraud on the rise
"Think about the damage society took when mothers started to question vaccines," study author said
BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Cell
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the biology and origins of the cell.
Why 2013 will be a year of crisis - CNN.com
David Frum says the drought is driving up world food prices and history suggests that is likely to produce unrest within poor nations
The Fix Hangout: Inside the Democratic Party
The Fix's Chris Cillizza sits down with executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Guy Cecil, 2Chambers blogger Ed O'Keefe, She the People and TheRoot.com contributor Mary C. Curtis and the Daily Beast's Patricia Murphy.
21st Century Energy Challenges
Resurrecting Chrysler, The Flavorists, Teacher To The World...
Chrysler was sputtering toward bankruptcy, but one man bet he could save the company and tens of thousands of jobs; Then, meet the scientists who create flavors that make foods and beverages so tasty that critics say they're addictive; Also, is the K...
Without A Career, How Do We Know Who We Are? : NPR
A lot of Americans identify themselves by their work. It used to be a kind of identity stamp, but the economic crisis may have hastened a change that was already under way: more people living with a series of short-term jobs instead of lifetime occup...
China The New Superpower?
As China's economy continues to grow and eventually matches US GDP, ... BEIJING -- Is China poised to surpass the United States to become the world's largest...
China: A Century of Revolution [1976-2011] Part 3
China: A Century of Revolution [1949-1976] Part 2
China: A Century of Revolution [1911 -1949] Part 1
Unsolved Mysteries of the Second World War
This is the most amazing documentary to date covering the technologies and mysteries of the second world war. There is footage in this film that I have never...
1932, A True History of the United States
Please Favorite this video, and help us promote it on YouTube in any way you can. LaRouchePAC Presents: 1932 To Govern a Republic, One Must Know the Minds Th...
Noam Chomsky - Global Hegemony: the Facts, the Images, April...
Triumph des Willens (1935) - Triumph of the Will
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Urdu)
Truman's ultimatum regarding Hiroshima - BBC
Secrets of the Federal Reserve: U.S. Economy, Finance and...
The Federal Reserve System, known colloquially as "the Fed", has faced various criticisms since its conception in 1913. The system was created as a third att...
Opinion: Taming the for-profit college monster
With for-profit colleges, the government has created a monster: a $40 billion industry whose big players get more than 85 percent of their revenue from U.S. taxpayers - and use their riches to buy influence and avoid accountability. We need a new app...
Opinion: The myth of the 'balanced approach' to fiscal policy...
The talk in Washington about a balanced approach to the U.S. federal budget deficit reminds us of the Old Testament account of Solomon's Judgment. Two women who shared a house in Israel, sisters-in-law, approached King Solomon, each claiming to be th...
Opinion: English can unify America - Mauro E. Mujica
"Everyone can agree that English is the common language of the United States." This is a phrase I hear often on Capitol Hill in discussions about making English the official language of the government — from supporters and opponents alike. H.R. 997, ...
BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - Great Lives
BBC Radio 4 - Great Lives, Series 28, Leonard Maguire
Actor Bill Paterson nominates a Scottish actor little known outside Scotland.
Social status: Why all men are not created equal
Social hierarchies could be a law of nature and bring big benefits to communities.
WNYC News Blog - WNYC Turns 88: Relive the Station's First...
WNYC's first official broadcast was at 8:56 p.m. on July 8, 1924. Since then, the station has been a witness to the news, politics and cultural events of New York City.
Where are you on the global pay scale?
Do you earn more or less than the world's average wage? Type in your monthly salary and we'll give you the answer.
Jane Goodall talks with Robyn Williams › Talking Science...
Peter Doherty and Alain de Botton talk with Bernie Hobbs...
The Credit Card Is The New App Platform - Forbes
This is a guest post written by Reid Hoffman, Ali Rosenthal and James Slavet from Greylock Partners. see photosRICHARD B. LEVINEClick for full photo gallery: 10 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Gift Card Credit and debit cards are ubiquitous, b...
CBS secretly films GOP fundraiser - The Hill's Video
CBS News secretly filmed GOP freshman congressmen wooing special interest lobbyists at a South Florida island resort, giving a back door look into campaign fundraising rarely seen by constituents. The segment, aired Friday morning, featured footage o...
Obama campaign unveils full 17-minute documentary-style...
The president's re-election team hopes the documentary-style film helps convince voters of his achievements in office.
Watch now: Green jobs in Michigan, garage sales
Green jobs in Michigan, garage sales.
The Richest People in America - Forbes
The Forbes 400 is the definitive list of wealth in America, profiling and ranking the country's richest citizens by their estimated net worths.
Watch now: PBS NewsHour
Watch now: Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero
One year after 9/11 how did America grapple with its biggest and most difficult questions?
Watch now: | | PBS Video
As Europe Scrambles, What's Next for Global Economy?
Watch now: Law & Disorder
Investigation into shootings by the New Orleans Police Department in the wake of Katrina
BBC - Newsbeat - Radio 1's Dominic Byrne from the Chris...
Watch now: Fri., July 29, 2011
Adults with autism, Tricia Rose, food safety, broadband.
Yes, We Do Have Bananas, For Now : NPR
America's most widely eaten banana type, the Cavendish, is threatened by a fungus that could wipe out U.S. banana supplies if it spreads to Latin America. Banana expert Dan Koeppel discusses the problem of banana monoculture, and why he says we shoul...
Watch now: Fri., July 15, 2011
California nuclear safety, over-population.
Watch now: Black Money
Lowell Bergman examines the shadowy world of international bribery.
Watch now: The Madoff Affair
2009 Emmy Winner: Inside the world's first global Ponzi scheme...
Watch now: The New Reality
Explore how retirement plans have changed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Watch now: Sound Tracks Pilot Episode
Explore music without borders.
Watch now: 2011 Ford Focus & 2011 Lexus CT 200h
2011 Ford Focus & 2011 Lexus CT 200h
11 Secret Meanings Behind Punctuation in Text Messages
Technology keeps people connected in fantastic new ways but also introduces troublesome gray areas when it comes to communication. In his first book, 1
The Rise And Fall Of The Comanche 'Empire'
Watch now: Fri., June 3, 2011
The true cost of war; antipsychotic drugs.
BBB Warns Homeowners: 'Mass Joinder' Lawsuit Mailings May...
Watch now: Nancy Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime
This very traditional First Lady was one of the most influential in history.
The Conversation: 'Carbon Nation'
New Nutrition Guidelines: Read Between The Lines On Red...
BBC World Service - News - China blocks 'Egypt' searches...
Back to Work: Best Jobs for Older Workers
A recent survey found that 60 percent of Americans nearing retirement age say they're not where they expected to be financially. Many of those who have retired feel the need to supplement their income with a part-time job. The best places to start a ...
Watch now: The Panama Canal
The Panama Canal connects the world's two largest oceans.
Watch now: 2011 Student Freedom Ride
Be one of 40 college students to join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides.
Watch now: Fiesta Latina
The President and First Lady host a celebration of Latin music
Hasbro's happy Monopoly makers
A special look inside the Massachusetts factory where Hasbro makes its famous Monopoly game.
Watch now: PBS NewsHour
Top 10 Ways Doctors Try to Predict Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease is a difficult diagnosis to make with certainty. Below are nine factors that, sometimes for reasons unknown, seem to foretell a higher risk.
Watch now: Celebrating the Music of Paul McCartney
Watch Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.