About Jenny @jennymarder
Jenny Marder is a senior science writer for NASA and a freelance journalist. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Geographic. She was formerly digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour.
Jenny’s Recent Stories
Nation Nov 14What we find in Gwen Ifill’s words
On March 24, 2016, seven months and three weeks before she died, Gwen Ifill sent out a tweet. “Thinking of writing something about meanness,” it said. “Thoughts? (Kind ones, please.)”…
World Nov 03Bergdahl gets no prison time, is dishonorably discharged
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A military judge ruled Friday that Bowe Bergdahl should serve no prison time for endangering his comrades by walking off his Afghanistan post.
Nation Sep 30After first tour of Puerto Rico, top general calls damage ‘the worst he’s ever seen’
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, the Department of Defense's primary military liaison with FEMA, toured the damage in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria for the first time Saturday on a helicopter ride from San Juan to Ceiba. Buchanan spoke with…
Nation Sep 135 important stories you may have missed
There are more drug overdose deaths than we thought, China is phasing out the production of gas-powered vehicles and other news you might have missed.
Nation Sep 08WATCH LIVE: Florida Gov. Rick Scott gives update on Hurricane Irma
Florida Governor Rick Scott is scheduled to update the public about his state's preparations before Hurricane Irma makes landfall this weekend.
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.