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Gretchen Frazee is the deputy digital editor for the PBS NewsHour.
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Making Sen$e Oct 14Why the 2019 Nobel Prizes in STEM struggled with diversity
Esther Duflo is the second woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics in the award’s 50-year history. She's also the only woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize in the sciences this year.
Politics Oct 09Trump criticizes the Bidens, but his own family’s business raises questions
As he maintains a near-daily Twitter assault on former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden’s business ties in foreign countries, questions about President Donald Trump’s own conflicts fester.
Politics Oct 08WATCH: Republicans defend State Department barring U.S. envoy from testifying
Text messages that were released last week revealed that Gordon Sondland discussed a potential deal between President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s president to investigate a company linked to the son of Trump’s 2020 political rival Joe Biden.
Politics Oct 02U.S. claims reducing refugee numbers helps with the asylum backlog. Will it?
For the 2020 fiscal year, the U.S. plans to cap the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. at 18,000-- the lowest admitted under the modern-day refugee system.
Politics Sep 25WATCH: Rep. Gaetz says Pelosi was ‘catfished’ into Trump impeachment move
The House of Representatives plans to vote on a symbolic resolution condemning the White House's decision not to release a whistleblower complaint against Trump to Congress.
Making Sen$e Sep 234 reasons it’s hard to become a sustainable business
The head of the United Nations is setting a daunting goal at the U.N. climate summit in New York this week: completely transform the world’s economies to be more sustainable and find solutions to climate change.
Nation Sep 23WATCH: ‘You have stolen my childhood,’ climate activist Greta Thunberg tells world leaders
"If you choose to fail us, I say we will never forgive you," Thunberg said at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York.
World Sep 23Read climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN
"You have stolen my childhood and my dreams with your empty words," Thunberg said at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York.
Making Sen$e Sep 18How the Federal Reserve rate cut could affect your finances
The Fed’s reduction of the federal funds rate is only one of many factors that affect the U.S. economy, but it can still trigger shifts that trickle down into Americans’ finances.
Politics Sep 10LIVE RESULTS: North Carolina’s special election
The special election is being held after results from last November were thrown on suspicions of ballot fraud.