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News & Public Affairs

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FRONTLINE | TB Silent Killer

Watch Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10pm | Hear heart-wrenching stories of the spread of tuberculosis, often drug-resistant, around the world.

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FRONTLINE | Syria’s Second Front

Watch Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 10pm | Venture into the Syrian war zone with rebel forces trying to battle extremist Islamic factions.

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New York NOW Education Special

New York NOW hosted a discussion based on the issues featured in the POV film American Promise.

Cuomo's 2014 State of the State
Cuomo's 2014 State of the State

Watch the full 2014 State of the State Address.

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President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill to co-anchor live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address and the Republican Response.

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FRONTLINE | To Catch a Trader

Watch Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10pm | Track an ongoing seven-year investigation into the largest insider trading scandal in U.S. history.

Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

Latest on New York NOW

Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker officially announced this week that he is running for — wait for it — re-election as governor of Wisconsin.

It will be at least six months before he says anything definit...

Documents show fracking health study on-going, group claims

Documents obtained by a group opposed to hydrofracking show that the Cuomo Administration’s is conducting a thorough and comprehensive health study on the controversial natural gas drilling process...

Pot Smoke And Mirrors: Vaporizer Pens Hide Marijuana Use

It's a sunny afternoon at Kelly's Collective, a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, and Nikki Esquibel is getting stoned. But you wouldn't know it.

The 19-year-old, who has a medical prescr...

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