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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.'

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Training For An Uncertain Military Future In The Calif. Desert

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, there is a place that looks just like Afghanistan.

There are villages with houses, shops, a mosque and a marketplace. But it is...

GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 Saturn cars that have been found to have defective power steering systems, newly released federal documents show. The records also show f...

Mount Everest: Avalanche Death Toll Rises To 13

Search teams have recovered the body of the 13th victim of a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. Crews are digging through a mass of ice and snow in an unstable ice field on the world's tallest moun...

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