About Carey @careyereed
Carey Reed assists in covering breaking and feature news for NewsHour Weekend's website. She also helps the NewsHour Weekend broadcast team in the production of the show. She is interested in the flourishing fields of data journalism and information visualization and recently graduated, with honors, from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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Nation Sep 12California lawmakers approve physician-assisted suicide
In a vote of 23 to 14, California lawmakers approved a bill allowing physician-assisted suicide on Friday.
World Sep 06Pope calls for parishes, Vatican to host migrants in act of solidarity
In his weekly address on Sunday, Pope Francis announced the Vatican would host migrant families fleeing war and hunger, and asked that every religious institution in Europe do the same.
Arts Sep 05The dy(e)ing art of Mexico’s Mixtecs
For centuries, the indigenous Mixtec people of Mexico's Oaxaca region have used the purple dye that comes from milking a sea snail to make their brightly colored clothing, but the snail – and their way of life – is in…
World Sep 05Japan allows residents to return to town near Fukushima
Residents returned to a town near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Saturday, as Japanese government officials celebrated a lift on a four-and-a-half-year evacuation order, deeming the area safe after radiation levels had fallen.
Science Aug 30Looking for a way to store data for millennia? Try DNA.
The breakthrough could lead to the creation of digital archives, storing everything from ancient texts to Wikipedia pages in DNA form that could survive for hundreds of thousands of years without the loss of any data.
Science Aug 22150 years on, meet the prolific pioneer who brought us the movie projector
Before the digital revolution hit the movie industry, the projector used in movie theaters was an evolution of the Phantoscope, developed by Charles Francis Jenkins, who was born nearly 150 years ago on Saturday.
Nation Aug 15Remembering Will Rogers: 80 years on, how the ‘cowboy philosopher’ popularized political humor
Eighty years ago Saturday, William Penn Adair, better known as Will Rogers, an entertainer, humorist, political commentator and writer, died in a plane crash in Alaska.
Arts Aug 09‘There still is a lot stacked against us’: Ferguson inspires year of art
The death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision not to indict the officer who shot him spurred nationwide protests. But the events in Ferguson also inspired creative responses from artistic communities both within St. Louis County and across the…
Science Jul 26Study suggests Japan falsified whale hunting data during the 1960s
Japanese commercial whale fleets are accused of altering their records in the late 1960s, according to a study published recently in the journal Royal Society Open Science.
World Jul 11Photo essay: Migrants share their most cherished belongings
Take an inside look into the journeys and lives of several migrants, as captured by a group of international photojournalists.