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.
Carey’s Recent Stories
Nation Jul 04Most trading pits to close at Chicago Board of Trade as historic craft inches closer to extinction
The once lively grains trading pits at the Chicago Board of Trade building will go silent after Monday, as the oldest futures exchange in the United States moves one step closer to strictly electronic trading.
Science Jun 28SpaceX rocket carrying supplies explodes, classified ‘mishap’ by FAA
The Falcon 9 rocket was on its seventh mission to deliver more than 4,000 pounds of supplies and materials to the crew at the International Space Station, when it experienced a "pressurization event" in the second stage of flight.
World Jun 28In face of Chinese opposition, Dalai Lama speaks at U.K. festival
The Dalai Lama spoke of love, tolerance and forgiveness on Sunday at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Arts in South West England, defying objections expressed by the Chinese government in the days leading up to the event.
Science Jun 27Engineers create collapsible battery powered with the help of dirty water
Engineers at Binghamton University have created a paper origami biobattery that gets its charge from a drop of dirty water.
World Jun 06How to stop illegal fishing in the world’s oceans? Send in the hackers.
On Friday, coders and others came together in 12 cities throughout the world for the second annual Fishackathon, a 24-hour event to create mobile apps and other devices to help fishermen around the globe report catches, build better management systems,…
World May 24Eurovision 2015 delivers notes of glitz, glam — and politics
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow took the top prize in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria Saturday night.
Nation May 24‘A Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash and wife killed in taxi crash
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel laureate and Princeton mathematician, whose life story was the inspiration for the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed in an car accident along with his wife in New Jersey Saturday morning, New…
Nation May 24Oil-leaking pipeline had no automatic shut-off valve in California spill
Rough waters and high winds were complicating efforts to clean up a recent oil spill off the coast of California, state officials said Saturday.
Nation May 24Navy veteran skydives with soldiers in support of the military’s burn victims
Ryan "Birdman" Parrott, a 32-year-old Navy veteran, has skydived with soldiers from every U.S. war since World War II to raise awareness for his foundation Sons of the Flag, which benefits the military's burn victims. On Monday, he'll be leading…
Nation May 23Cleveland officer found not guilty in shooting deaths of unarmed suspects
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter on Saturday in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed man and woman.