• October 4, 2013  

    Social media giant Twitter says it has 100 million daily users who create 500 million tweets a day. The company’s new IPO filing gives the the world its first look at the business-side of Twitter. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Zach Seward of Quartz about the company’s plan to offer shares and whether investors will bite. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2013    

    Photo by Flickr user Adam Fagen As internships become more prevalent in the workplace, there has been debate over their value. PBS NewsHour economic correspondent Paul Solman recently talked to some former interns about the worth of their internships. Some … Continue reading

  • September 29, 2013   BY  

    Ignoring veto threat, House votes to avert government shutdown and delay Obamacare a year: -BW — The Associated Press (@AP) September 29, 2013 2 D's voted "yes" on #Obamacare delay: Matheson (Utah) and McIntyre (N.C.); 2 Republicans voted "no" … Continue reading

  • September 28, 2013   BY  

    House aide says vote will likely be btwn 9-11pm tonight — Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) September 28, 2013

  • September 26, 2013   BY  

    PBS NewsHour holds live Twitter chats each Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT. Join us @NewsHour using the hashtag #NewsHourChats. Book Cover image or “Jim Henson: The Biography.” If you didn’t catch this week’s #newshourchats with biographer Brian Jay … Continue reading

  • September 22, 2013   BY  

    UPDATE: Typhoon #Usagi has made landfall near Shanwei, China — effectively missing Hong Kong to the Northeast. — Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) September 22, 2013

  • September 21, 2013   BY  

    PHOTO A policeman carries a baby to safety during an attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya — Agence France-Presse (@AFP) September 21, 2013

  • September 21, 2013   BY  

    BREAKING: Kenya president says 39 people killed, 150 wounded in mall attack; he lost family members — The Associated Press (@AP) September 21, 2013

  • September 21, 2013   BY  

    Situation at Westgate “under control”, says Kenya’s interior secretary, warns against speculation on nature of attack — BBC Africa (@BBCAfrica) September 21, 2013

  • September 21, 2013   BY  

    Witnesses described a chaotic scene at Nairobi mall, with people screaming for help as they sought cover in stores. — ST Foreign Desk (@STForeignDesk) September 21, 2013