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PBS Newshour Coverage of the Republican & Democratic Conventions

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PBS NewsHour will combine forces with NPR News to co-produce and broadcast joint, live, prime time coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention July 18 – 21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia.

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NOVA Gross Science

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Why don’t vultures get food poisoning? How far do sneezes travel? And can kangaroo farts cure global warming?

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Taxes and Smuggling: Prelude to the Revolution

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When we think about Independence Day, we naturally think of the American Revolution.

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Digital Parenting: Protecting and Empowering Kids

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Are parents overreacting to the potential dangers of the Internet? Or should they limit how long teens can stay online?

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Engineering Map of America

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Did you know that the Washington Monument is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5 1/8 inches?

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Why Do We Read?

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Why do we read? "Crash Course" has compiled a mini-series on the topic of literature, starting off with some thoughts on not only why we read, but HOW we read, and how we can learn to read critically.

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TED Talks | War and Peace

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Watch Monday, May 30, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | TED Talks: War & Peace explores the impact of war through the eyes of those who have experienced its every aspect: soldiers, journalists, doctors, mothers and more.

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2016 Regents Review

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Regents Review is a series of test-prep programs for high school students who plan to take New York State Regents exams in the Spring of 2016.

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2016 PBS LearningMedia Local Digital Innovators

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PBS is pleased to present the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators!

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Homework Hotline Fall 2015 / Spring 2016

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Watch Mondays-Thursdays at 5:30pm | Homework Hotline is a live statewide call-in show where kids receive help with homework problems right on the air.

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