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
Science Apr 04Brain ‘gender’ more flexible than once believed, study finds
A team of researchers successfully changed the gender in the brains of newborn rats from female to male, according to findings published this week in Nature Neuroscience.
World Apr 04Photos: During Holy Week, Christians across globe observe Jesus’ final days
This past week in the days leading up to Easter Sunday, Christians around the world observed Holy Week, commemorating the final days in the life of Jesus Christ.
World Mar 28Cities around the world hit the lights for Earth Hour 2015
Following the warmest year on record, cities around the world are going dark Saturday in observance of Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund initiative meant to raise awareness for climate change.
Science Mar 22Could heads or tails be your best March Madness bracket gamble?
Dr. Dae Hee Kwak, a professor at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, decided to try flipping a coin in 2011 to see if chance could outperform the experts on picks for the men's NCAA Basketball Tournament.
World Mar 21Community in uproar after Lima mayor orders destruction of public murals
On orders from Lima's mayor, and much to the dismay of the city's artistic community, municipal workers began covering up murals in the historic downtown district of Peru's capital last week.
Science Mar 15Can a new mapping model save this endangered flying squirrel?
Scientists hope a new mapping model published this week that pinpoints where the endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel lives will help conservationists better focus efforts to protect it and its equally threatened habitat, the Appalachians' red spruce forests.
Arts Mar 14Nearly sold to pay off debt, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo art on view in Detroit
An exhibition celebrating Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is set to open in Detroit on Sunday, featuring artwork that was almost sold at auction last year to help pay off the city's crippling debt.
Health Mar 07Potential hazards hidden in ‘green’ cleaning products, study finds
Commonly used cleaning and personal care products marketed as "green" might not be as environmentally-safe as they claim to be, a new study found this week.
Nation Mar 01Upstate New York towns consider secession after state bans fracking
An initially playful remark by an upstate New York town official about seceding to Pennsylvania after New York State banned hydraulic fracturing in December has spurred community interest into the possibility.
World Feb 28Stolen Picasso painting recovered by New Jersey officials
Authorities alleged the person who sent the package falsely completed the customs declaration, labeling the item a holiday "art craft" worth 30 euros and including a cheeky message: "Joyeux Noel" (Merry Christmas).