About Allison @anmccartney
Allison is the former editor of PBS NewsHour Extra, the educational resources site for the NewsHour. She has a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she studied Middle Eastern history and art. You can follow her on Twitter @anmccartney.
Allison’s Recent Stories
Nation Mar 17Report finds chemical cleanup leaves hazardous ‘toxic trail’ across U.S.
In many cases, the original toxic water, which is the byproduct of solvents used by Silicon Valley’s earliest tech companies to degrease computer chips, is almost untreatable. The report estimates it would take 700 years of continuous treatment to make…
Nation Jan 31Tough Calls
The sport of football is changing. Revelations about widespread brain injuries have ushered in new rules and a lawsuit against the NFL. But what about the millions of kids who play football in elementary, middle and high school? We asked…