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News & Public Affairs

FRONTLINE | Ebola Outbreak

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10pm | Follow health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop its rampant spread.

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How We Live: The Fabric of Upstate Life

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Watch Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:30pm and Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:30pm | Educators and leaders gather to dicuss findings from the Times Union/Siena College Education Poll.

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FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

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Watch Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

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FRONTLINE | Separate and Unequal

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Watch Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the comeback of segregation in America, with a focus on Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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FRONTLINE | Syria’s Second Front

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Venture into the Syrian war zone with rebel forces trying to battle extremist Islamic factions.

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FRONTLINE | To Catch a Trader

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Watch Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10pm | Track an ongoing seven-year investigation into the largest insider trading scandal in U.S. history.

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FRONTLINE | Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria

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Watch Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the deep-seeded hatreds between rivals in Ukraine and hear from Syrian rebel fighters.

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FRONTLINE | United States of Secrets

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Watch Tuesdays, May 13 & 20 2014 at 10pm | Learn how the U.S. government came to monitor the communications of millions of Americans.

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FRONTLINE | TB Silent Killer

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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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New York NOW Education Special

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

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

Latest on New York NOW

Federal Reserve To Markets: Nothing To See Here; Move Along

The Federal Reserve's policy makers just eyeballed the economy, and saw nothing new.

On Wednesday, they announced wage-and-price hikes remain low and growth continues at a moderate pace. That means ...

Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And The Risk Of Diabetes

The debate over whether diet sodas are good, bad or just OK for us never seems to end.

Some research suggests zero-calorie drinks can help people cut calories and fend off weight gain.

But in recent ...

The Insights Of An Ebola Doctor Who Became A Patient

He had cared for Ebola patients. He himself caught the virus. Only then, said Dr. Kent Brantly, did he fully grasp the awful nature of this disease.

"When I became ill, I started to experience what ...

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