When we only pay attention to the things that are trending in our social networks, we may be missing some compelling stories. Carlos Watson, CEO of website Ozy, joins Gwen Ifill to share a few overlooked items, including a man trying to reform schools in Oakland, and a program that aims to transform the lives of inmates. Continue reading
The conditions on Tuesday were perfect to release 21 rehabilitated sea turtles off the Louisiana coast into the Gulf of Mexico .
Inside the walls that hold many of California’s offenders, some inmates are learning to find peace. Prisoners at San Quentin can take part in a year-long initiative where they practice tactics to address the root causes of their violent behavior. Special correspondent Katie Olsen shows us who is benefiting from the program. Continue reading
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ambulance passed scores of well-wishers as she was taken to Houston for the next phase of rehabilitation after being shot. Judy Woodruff discusses what therapies she faces with Dr. Alexander Dromerick of Georgetown University Hospital and Dr. Christina Kwasnica of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. Continue reading
After returning stateside from the Iraqi battlefield, wounded soldiers are turning to alternative forms of therapy to rehabilitate themselves. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports on a Colorado ski week aimed at healing wounded Iraq war veterans. Continue reading