"At this rate, most of our wild elephants will be gone within 10 years."
-Wildlife Direct’s Paula Kahumbu on the elephant poaching situation in Africa.
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"At this rate, most of our wild elephants will be gone within 10 years."

-Wildlife Direct’s Paula Kahumbu on the elephant poaching situation in Africa.

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On the morning of Sept. 29, 1982, the parents of 12-year-old Mary Kellerman gave their daughter one extra-strength Tylenol capsule for a standard runny nose and sore throat. Unbeknownst to them, the pill was laced with highly poisonous potassium cyanide, and by 7 a.m., Mary was dead.Within a week, her death would panic the entire nation, and ultimately change the way we purchase and consume over-the-counter medications.
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On the morning of Sept. 29, 1982, the parents of 12-year-old Mary Kellerman gave their daughter one extra-strength Tylenol capsule for a standard runny nose and sore throat. Unbeknownst to them, the pill was laced with highly poisonous potassium cyanide, and by 7 a.m., Mary was dead.

Within a week, her death would panic the entire nation, and ultimately change the way we purchase and consume over-the-counter medications.

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Should the company that supplies your Internet access be allowed to cut deals with online services such as Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster?

The Federal Communications Commission is tackling that question this fall after the public submitted a record 3.7 million comments on the subject — more than double the number filed with the regulatory agency after Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction at the 2004 Super Bowl.

It’s a big day for the PBS NewsHour Weekend team.
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It’s a big day for the PBS NewsHour Weekend team.

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What’s it like inside one of Colorado’s largest pot dispensaries? Hint: It’s smelly.

Marijuana retail stores in Colorado can now sell up to an ounce of marijuana to customers who are 21 and over. The products come in all kinds of forms: from pre-rolled joints to marijuana-infused massage oil.

Watch NewsHour Weekend’s report from Denver.

Golden Retrievers, Dolly the sheep, adhesive postage stamps…and Grand Theft Auto. These are some of the things Scotland has brought us over the years.

Learn about some other exports you didn’t know were Scottish.

An estimated 250,000 to 500,000 vitamin A-deficient children become blind every year.

Half of those children die within 12 months of losing their sight.

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