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Abbey Oldham is a production assistant for graphics and research at PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Sep 01360 video of a rescue from the floodwaters in Houston
Watch this 360 video of three brothers driving a truck through Houston floodwaters to help fellow Texans.
World May 05Photos: Demonstrators, police clash on the streets of Venezuela
Venezuela's opposition rallied again this week against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, accusing him of delaying elections to cling to power.
World Jan 30Photos: Millions celebrate Chinese New Year, year of the Fire Rooster
Lunar New Year is the only time many people make the long trek to see their families, some traveling more than a thousand miles to reach home.
Politics Jan 17PHOTOS: Over 8 years, first daughters Malia and Sasha grow up in the White House
Sasha Obama is the youngest person to live in the White House since John F. Kennedy Jr. Malia Obama was 10 when she moved into the White House and will head off to Harvard in the fall. Back in Chicago,…
World Oct 25Photos: Thousands evacuated from ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in France
French authorities transferred 1,918 people voluntarily out of the makeshift migrant camp known as “the Jungle,” the U.N. Human Rights Council said on the first day of the mass evacuation.
Politics Jul 27For delegates witnessing Hillary Clinton’s historic moment, emotions run the gamut
Not long after Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman in U.S. history to win a major party’s presidential nomination, dozens of Bernie Sanders supporters walked off the convention floor in opposition to her candidacy, briefly overshadowing the moment.
Nation Jun 28Inside Minnesota’s sex offender facility, where no one has ever been released
The PBS NewsHour was recently granted rare access to Minnesota’s Sex Offender Program in the rural town of Moose Lake, MN. It is one of two state-run facilities that house more than 700 sex offenders. They’re all being held under…
Arts Jan 11PHOTOS: How David Bowie transformed into a cultural icon
From David Robert Jones to Davie Jones to David Bowie to Ziggy Stardust and back, transformative British rocker David Bowie was a counterculture icon with a following that transcended music, fashion and beyond.
Nation Jan 07GIFS: Ship buried for hundreds of years unearthed in Virginia construction site
This week, archaeologists uncovered the remains of the hull of a 50-foot ship dating back to the 1700s at a construction site in Alexandria, Virginia. Developer Carr Properties is building the Indigo Hotel on the site at 220 S. Union…
Nation Jan 012015: The year of mass shootings
Mass shootings in the United States drew an enormous amount of attention in 2015. In early December, the NewsHour plotted the locations of these shootings in a map, using data from the Mass Shooting Tracker. This post was…