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Nation Feb 11Tech activists labor to make privacy tools accessible for the average internet user
Even though everyday internet and phone users are concerned about who can see and obtain their data, most are not aware of the tools available to help keep their information secure. Technology and privacy activists have been developing these types…
Feb 11Making privacy tools usable for the everyday internet user
Economy Feb 07Jobs report shows slow growth, lowest unemployment since 2008
The US economy added 113,000 jobs in January, 2014. [/caption]The jobs report for January was weaker than expected for the second month in a row, but also boasts the lowest unemployment rate since October 2008. The US economy added 113,000…
Nation Jan 31Court rules in favor of transgender student’s right to use the girls’ bathroom
In the first ruling of its kind, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court concluded that a transgender person should use the bathroom consistent with the gender with which they identified. The decision overturned a lower court's ruling which found that the…
World Jan 31Study suggests vodka is a leading cause of death among Russian men
A recent study in The Lancet suggests that the 25 percent of Russian men who die before they are 55 do so because of alcohol use.
Jan 27Author Masha Gessen discusses politics of Sochi games
Jan 22Certification test focuses on readying students for work, not college
Nation Aug 23Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream PBS NewsHour continues coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Watch the player above all day Aug. 28 for…
Science Apr 18World Bank President: Climate Change Is Urgent ‘Today’ Problem
Thursday on the NewsHour, Kim speaks with Jeffrey Brown about a new initiative to address extreme poverty around the world. In an extended conversation, Kim also addressed the urgency of climate change and how World Bank is working to combat…
Arts Feb 21Best Picture? According to Whom?
Every year, a number of critics will come out against certain picks and winners. Some will criticize the Academy Awards for misrepresenting of the world of cinema by leaving out worthy independent films, art house films and foreign films.