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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

Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana's Official Book

The "Good Book" could become the official book of Louisiana if a bill sent to the state's Legislature passes in a vote that could come as early as this week.

The Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Af...

Judge Overturns North Dakota's Strict Abortion Law

A federal judge has struck down a North Dakota law banning abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, calling the law "invalid and unconstitutional."

The law, passed by lawmakers in the state j...

Boston Bombing Defendant Can See Victims' Autopsy Photos, Judge Says

A federal judge said Wednesday that Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may see autopsy photos of the three people who died after the explosions near the finish line of last year's r...

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