Expedition Blue Planet- Interview: Farmers and Fishermen
In this video, the team compares how both impact and are impacted by degradation of the river and its natural systems.The longest river in the USA and third largest in the world, the Mississippi drains 40 percent of the country, including the majority of its farming heartland. At present, there are no federal laws governing pollution being dumped into the Mississippi River, and last year alone some 817,000 tons of nitrogen made its way into the Gulf of Mexico via the river. These agricultural ch
Expedition Blue Planet- Interview: Dr. Clive Lipchin, Arava Institute
The Expedition team talks with Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian students at the Arava Institute.A drought in the West Bank is exacerbating the situation in the already conflict-riddled region. As Israelis experience unprecedented water shortages, residential wells in drought-stricken Palestinian regions continue to dry up due to decreased rainfall and Israel’s tightening grip on water use. Parts of major West Bank cities such as Jenin, Hebron, and Bethlehem have experienced a lack of run
Students learn about weight by building a spring scale and observing how it responds to objects with different masses.
Celebrities remember 9/11
Sept. 8 - Celebrities look back on the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the impact of that day 10 years later.
Bernanke out of options to heal U.S. economy, says economist
Sept. 8 - Lacy Hunt, chief economist for Hoisington, one of the biggest bond fund managers in the United States, says monetary and fiscal policymakers are out of options to heal the ailing U.S. economy.
U.S. Day Ahead: McDonald's, Kroger in spotlight
Sept. 8 - McDonald's reports August sales and supermarket chain Kroger reports fourth-quarter earnings before the bell.
Students clash with police in Chile
Sept. 8 - Chilean students take to the streets once again and clash with police in renewed demonstrations aimed at securing education reforms. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Floods plague eastern U.S.
Sept. 8 - Relentless rain triggers catastrophic flooding in the eastern U.S. killing at least three people in Pennsylvania and forcing massive evacuations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Tense trading ahead of jobs speech
Sep 8 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks drop sharply ahead of Obama speech; Bernanke offers no clues on Fed action; Jobless claims rise; Google buys Zagat. Bobbi Rebell reports.
The casualties of Sirte
Sept. 8 - At least three rebel fighters are killed in clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces as they advance on the former Libyan leader's hometown. Rough Cut. (No reporter narration)
Reuters Finance Blogger, Felix Salmon and Reuters.com Deputy Editor, Ryan McCarthy have started a website that will change the course of mankind forever. Counterparties.com.
Bernanke keeps mum
Sep 8 - Federal Reserve Chaiman Ben Bernanke offered no bold new ideas on what to do to fix the economy. Speaking in Minneapolis, the Fed Chairman left the audience clueless on what the next step will be. Carmen Roberts reports.
Richard Chai's fashion kaleidescope
Sep. 8 - Richard Chai sends a colorful kaleidoscope of coral, blue, plum and green down his Spring/Summer 2012 runway in looks for beach boys and girls at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Obama unveils job plan
Sept. 8 - U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States faces a "national crisis" as he urged Congress to act quickly on a job-creation plan. Rough Cut. (No reporter narration)
Galliano fined; Witherspoon recovering
September 08 - The latest celebrity news including designer John Galliano sentenced and Reese Witherspoon resting after being hit by a car. John Russell reports.
Witherspoon recovering after being hit by car
September 09 - Actress Reese Witherspoon resting at home after being hit by a car while jogging. JOhn Russell reports.
Obama: US faces crisis, pushes jobs plan
Sept. 8 - U.S. President Obama pressed Congress to act on a jobs package of tax cuts and spending to help pull the U.S. out of a "national crisis." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Milky Way galaxy forms and evolves
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/time-lapse-tuesday-milky-way-as-youve-never-seen-it-before.html
Breakingviews: JPMorgan's Dimon can't have it both ways
Sept. 12 - Reuters Breakingviews says the JPMorgan boss has made good arguments against bad regulation, but suggesting the U.S. should opt out of "anti-American" Basel III rules undermines his case.
Riches, Rivals, and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America
Riches, Rivals, and Radicals is filled with characters whose fervor fueled the revolution that changed America's museums.“Riches, Rivals and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums In America” shows that the museum world does not lack heroes and visionaries: Franklin Delano Roosevelt believed that museums were part of the very “warp and woof” of democracy. His Works Progress Administration employment program engaged artists—such as Jackson Pollock and Jacob Lawrence, who wor