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Jenny Marder is digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour
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Nation Sep 075 overlooked stories that deserve your attention
In the rush of coverage on how the president is navigating the Texas floods and North Korea threats, here are five important stories you may have missed.
Nation Aug 305 important stories you may have missed
Deaths from stun guns. India outlaws "instant" divorce. Killing of teenage boy by police sparks protests in Philippines. Here are 5 important stories you might have missed in last week's news.
Politics Jun 14House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others shot at congressional baseball practice
A men's congressional baseball practice was attacked by a gunman Wednesday morning and several people were shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
Nation Jun 06Take a break from politics with these 5 important stories
Paris accord aside, here are five important stories that may have gotten buried under last week’s big news.
Nation May 315 important stories that were overlooked in last week’s news frenzy
Take your news feed into your own hands again.
Politics Nov 09For many voters, Trump’s victory comes as no surprise
While Donald Trump’s victory is being portrayed as a shocking upset by countless media outlets, it comes as little surprise to his core supporters.
Nation Jul 21North Miami police shoot unarmed caretaker of autistic man
A Miami police officer shot and injured a black unarmed behavioral therapist Monday as he was taking care of his autistic patient. Cellphone video of the incident surfaced Wednesday.
Science Jun 30Journey to the mysterious gray rock
This Science Bedtime Story tells the incredible - and briefly, terrifying - story of the intrepid spacecraft that flew to Pluto and of Alice Bowman, a little girl who loved space and grew up to become one of the mission's…
Nation Jan 13What did Obama just say? Experts read between the lines
President Barack Obama spent his final State of the Union speech last night defending his record in office on everything from climate change and healthcare to national security and education. But his legacy is complicated, and understanding it requires some…
Science Dec 25On Christmas, a rare full moon
In December 1977, Jimmy Carter was president and George Lucas’ Star Wars, released six months earlier, had become the highest grossing film of all time. It was also the last time a full moon occurred on Christmas. Until today.