About Joshua @Josh_Barrage
Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joshua’s Recent Stories
Arts Dec 21How we built new traditions during the pandemic
Nearly two years into the pandemic, we've created new traditions – not only out of necessity, but out of creativity and resilience, too. Despite our separations, we found ways to forge new connections.
Arts Dec 09How we took care of ourselves in 2021
In their own words, here are 10 meaningful changes -- big and small -- our readers made this year.
Arts Dec 02The pandemic has been a roller-coaster ride. This poet captures the feeling
Poet Jasmine Gardosi was commissioned by the British charity National Literacy Trust to write a poem about the pandemic. So she performed a poem while riding an actual roller coaster.
World Nov 03Why China’s timeline to ditch coal may be too slow to help climate goals
The PBS NewsHour examined how China’s reliance on coal could make the necessary steps toward global climate goals complicated.
Arts Oct 28The scary thing about evil laughs
By the time a villain is laughing, "things are going very well for them and very badly for you."…
Arts Sep 21WATCH: Emancipation monument unveiled in Richmond, Virginia
A new emancipation monument was unveiled in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday that features two 12-foot bronze statues -- one of a woman holding an infant and one of a man freed from chattel slavery.
World Aug 26McConnell says U.S. deaths in Kabul attack is ‘sickening and enraging’
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement that it is “sickening and enraging to hear that at least 12 U.S. servicemembers have been killed at the hands of terrorists in Kabul.” He added that the U.S. needs…
World Aug 26Pelosi condemns ‘heinous terrorist attack’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement on the Kabul attack, saying that the U.S. House “strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack outside Kabul airport.” “We mourn the loss of every innocent life taken, and we join every American…
World Aug 26WATCH: Pentagon officials hold briefing
Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby and Gen. Frank McKenzie hold a briefing, hours after the attack on the Kabul airport.
World Aug 26US official says Islamic State “believed to be” behind attacks
A U.S. official says the attack outside Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport is “definitely believed to be” carried out by the Islamic State group, AP reports.