WASHINGTON — Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, was returned to regular duty Monday with a desk job that makes him available to Army investigators for questioning about his disappearance in 2009.
Although illegal scrapping typically makes the headlines, there are also legal ways to scrap for a living. NewsHour wondered: How much metal would a scrapper need to collect to make the minimum wage? Continue reading
“Cosmos Copa” is a New York City-based World Cup giving 40 international teams the chance to claim their own trophy. The all-male teams are local groups, comprised of amateur, semi-pro and former professional athletes representing their national heritage. Continue reading
Metal thefts, which have caused blackouts and traffic accidents, are on the rise in states across the country. A new Ohio state law aims to tackle this problem by regulating scrap yards. Continue reading
What was first designed to be a predator of war may soon be your new mailman – that is, if Amazon gets its way. Continue reading
When someone dies, he or she inevitably leaves behind a digital footprint composed of social media profiles, e-mail accounts, photos and other documents that may otherwise hang in an online limbo. How can we tie up these loose ends before it’s too late? Continue reading
There are nearly four billion registered e-mail accounts and more than one billion Facebook accounts worldwide. But what happens to all of that online information after we’re gone? Entrepreneurs and legislative groups are trying to offer solutions and build awareness of the complications surrounding digital estate planning after death. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading
Ten-time NBA All-Star LeBron James is going home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jeffrey Brown talks to Kevin Blackistone of the University of Maryland and Glenn Moore of Cleveland.com to discuss motivations behind the move, and the expectations it has produced. Continue reading