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to share a few overlooked items, including a commuter’s counter-argument to the “Lean In” campaign and rediscovering unpublished works by Dr. Seuss. Continue reading
Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and YouTube stars like vlogger Hank Green, executive producer of SciShow and SciShow Kids, will also provide content via the app.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it sent about 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers the wrong tax information, and officials are asking those consumers to delay filing their 2014 taxes. Continue reading
Arizona is one of the first states heroin reaches when it travels into the U.S. from the southwest border and the state has seen a massive increase in heroin use and overdoses in the past year. A new short film “HOOKED: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” produced by Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in collaboration with Arizona PBS, looks deeper into the state’s heroin problem. Continue reading
In our news wrap Thursday, two patients at a UCLA hospital have died from a “superbug” outbreak that has infected at least seven people; 170 others may have been exposed. Also, an arctic blast swept through the South, reaching Florida’s gulf coast and obliterating low temperatures records. Continue reading
The operation to retake Iraq’s second largest city from Islamic State militants will likely begin in April or May and will involve about 12 Iraqi brigades, or between 20,000 and 25,000 troops, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday. Continue reading