In the United States, the best cities for making a living are usually the least affordable. Minneapolis-St. Paul has been an exception, thanks in part to progressive laws on education, tax sharing and housing. But even in the Twin Cities, there’s a sharp racial inequality gap. Judy Woodruff interviews writer Derek Thompson as part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour. Continue reading
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, a record number of sea lion pups have washed up on shore in Southern California. Some scientists think the warming waters and shortage of fish are forcing mothers to search longer for food, and marine mammal centers taking care of the hungry pups are nearing capacity. Continue reading
Following the release of a video showing the members of University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chanting racist slurs, the conversation of racism on college campuses has been refreshed. How have campus newspapers responded to the disturbing images? Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration set a record again for censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON — An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won’t face criminal charges.
As Baby Boomers approach retirement, the Millennial generation is getting its foothold in the workforce, and facing financial challenges making it hard to save for later years. Judy Woodruff talks to Jen Mishory of Young Invincibles and David John of AARP about the different factors that have shaped each generation’s saving habits and how young Americans can meet their retirement goals. Continue reading
Millennials may be known for their active social media habits, but a new study found that there are more reasons for logging onto Facebook or Twitter than to connect with friends. For the majority of Millennials, social media is also … Continue reading
Are today’s young adults more tolerant than their parents and grandparents? In a 2010 report, the Pew Research Center found that Americans ages 18-29 are more racially and ethnically diverse, and more tolerant than previous generations. In spite of this, many young people were not shocked by the racist video that surfaced last week from a University of Oklahoma fraternity. Continue reading
Are you a home care worker? Tell us about your experience. Continue reading
For the past eight years, photographer Richard Ross has been documenting juvenile detention centers across the country. He has visited more than 200 facilities in 34 states and been given rare access to interview and photograph more than 1,000 juveniles. … Continue reading