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Andrew Corkery is a national affairs producer at PBS News Weekend.
This summer has seen record-high temperatures around the world, but the damaging effects of heat do not stop at the water's edge. In Europe, the Mediterranean Sea has been experiencing elevated temperatures since May, with deadly consequences for delicate underwater…
In the sea of videos on TikTok today, dance crazes and cute animals are unavoidable on the video-sharing app. But below the surface — underwater to be more precise — are some special, critically endangered crustaceans who have unintentionally hopped…
In a nearly $4 billion deal, Amazon plans to buy One Medical, a primary care group with nearly 200 locations across the country. Privacy advocates are voicing concerns about Amazon controlling people's online purchase data as well as their health…
Around the world, the ravages of climate change are evident in record-high temperatures, floods, fires and other natural disasters. In the U.S., President Biden is taking executive action to address the climate crisis, citing climate change as both a national…
If tech-industry watchers are right we'll soon be living in the metaverse. Glimpses of the virtual environment are already among us, from virtual concerts and fashion to popular immersive games. While the virtual world could revolutionize work and play, it…
Digital currencies have now lost $2 trillion in value after hitting a peak of $3 trillion in November 2021. There are also signs that many crypto firms have exposed themselves to riskier financial bets than previously known. Andrew Chang, a…
Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, online researchers say disinformation about abortion has flooded websites and social media, and some of that disinformation is influencing policy. Misleading and medically inaccurate information even found its way into the Dobbs…
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has raised concerns about technology and the kinds of data that should be protected. Google said this week it will automatically delete abortion clinic visits from users' location history. But it's…
After the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade, Americans seeking reproductive health care are facing profound logistical, legal and medical obstacles. Women’s health clinics in several states are already canceling appointments overs fears of violating state laws that now…
Congress voted Friday to extend the pandemic-era school meal waivers program, credited with providing millions of children access to free meals, narrowly averting a June deadline. Advocates say the delay in passing the extension has already jeopardized access to summer…
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