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Nation Apr 27A national memorial confronts the terror of lynching
A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, looks to confront one of this country’s greatest shames: its brutal history of racial terror and the systematic lynching of thousands of African Americans. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Politics Apr 18Remembering Barbara Bush, political dynasty matriarch
We look back at the life of former first lady Barbara Bush. Son and former President George W. Bush describes his family saying goodbye in a conversation with Amy Holmes and Michael Gerson, then Judy Woodruff gets remembrances from Susan…
Nation Apr 17Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92
Barbara Bush, a former first lady and linchpin of one of American's leading political families, has died in Houston, Texas. A statement from the family did not immediately identify a cause of death.
Nation Apr 05Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook ‘made big mistakes’ on protecting user data
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg apologized Thursday for the social media giant’s data breach and admitted the company failed to do enough to protect the data of tens of millions of its users. In an interview with Judy Woodruff,…
Nation Nov 28Prison-produced podcast ‘Ear Hustle’ lets you listen to real stories of incarcerated life
Prisoners inside one of California’s prisons are getting the opportunity to be heard -- behind bars and beyond. “Ear Hustle” is a podcast that offers listeners a rare look at inmate experiences, from race relations to sharing a tiny cell.
Arts May 26Legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark, best known for her striking portraiture and investigative documentary work, died Monday at the age of 75.
World Apr 06India takes steps to address climate change, as country suffers from record-setting air pollution
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today that his country will take new steps to address their growing air pollution problem. Speaking from Delhi, Modi said the Indian government will begin monitoring air quality in 10 cities,…
Health Apr 01Could a Medieval potion made of bile and garlic stop MRSA?
Scientists in the United Kingdom have found what they believe could be an unlikely treatment for the deadly and notoriously hard-to-kill MRSA superbug : a foul-smelling, Medieval concoction of garlic, wine and cow bile.
Health Sep 12Cuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak
An overtaxed international response to the Ebola outbreak will receive some much needed help. Cuba has agreed to send 165 healthcare workers to the region, the largest detachment of foreign doctors and nurses committed thus far. They are expected to…
World Jul 21Human rights activists team up with Silicon Valley to bring information to North Korea
The Human Rights Foundation will host a two-day event in August, bringing together experts from the tech industry with North Korean activists and defectors. The goal -- to brainstorm new ways of smuggling information into one of the world’s most…