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Frank Carlson is a general assignment producer at the PBS NewsHour, where he's been making video since 2010. @frankncarlson
As we close out one year and look to the next, we bring you some reflections from our viewers on some of their high moments and low ones in 2022, as well as their hopes for themselves and the country…
In some states, juveniles are automatically charged in adult court for certain serious crimes. It's a practice known as direct file. In Pennsylvania, there is a push to change that rule to prevent children from ending up with adult records.
Many formerly incarcerated people lose their rights as parents, and some argue that the situation was made worse by the Adoption and Safe Families Act, signed into law 25 years ago. Geoff Bennett reports on the challenges many face after…
We are two weeks away from a hugely consequential election that will determine the make-up of Congress and the direction of U.S. policymaking over the next two years. So far, more than a billion dollars have been spent on races…
More than a week after Hurricane Fiona hit, Puerto Rico’s electric utility says two-thirds of its customers’ power has now been restored. But for the hundreds of thousands still in the dark, patience is wearing thin. Laura Barrón-López reports.
When it comes to gun deaths in America, suicide is still the leading cause. William Brangham recently traveled to Colorado and Wyoming, the state with the highest suicide rate, to look at a movement to change the conversation around mental…
Residents of the Southwest including many Indigenous people have for years been exposed to high levels of radiation from uranium extraction and refining, a toxic legacy from the Cold War's weapons program and nuclear power generation. Stephanie Sy reports in…
Ten years ago today, a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 and wounding 70 people. At the time, it was one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history, and sparked familiar…
Michael Gonidakis, president of Ohio Right to Life, has been working toward the goal of overturning Roe v. Wade for more than a decade. On the day when federal protections for abortion have been overturned, he joins Amna Nawaz to…
As abortion is banned in many parts of the U.S., it is “unconscionable” to ask states’ pandemic-strapped health care systems to absorb more patients, said Kelly Davis, executive director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice. Davis joins Amna Nawaz to…
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