By 2030, 20 percent of Americans will be senior citizens. Many will eventually enter long-term care, a move that presents tough choices and challenges for seniors and their families -- including risks of depression and suicide. In partnership with Kaiser…
The sophomore album of Irish singer-songwriter Hozier debuted at the top of music charts last month, five years after his hit “Take Me to Church.” Jeffrey Brown met up with the musician in Orlando, Florida, before a stop on his…
Over 200 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S. in the past few months. About half of them occurred in the Pacific Northwest, leading Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to declare an emergency and the state legislature to propose…
The gates are open at the Everglades National Park, but with no one to collect entry fees, business is drying up. The partial government shutdown couldn't come at a worse time for the region, which depends on tourists and is…
In late November, General Motors announced it will be shutting down production at five of its North American factories. The move will mean the loss of thousands of jobs, both factory and white collar. How are employees at affected plants…
A major initiative of the Trump administration has been adding work requirements to benefit programs for the poor, now including Medicaid. This year, Arkansas became the first state to roll out the requirement. As a result, more than 12,000 people…
Florida is yet again proving to be a swing-state election battleground. How do voters in the Tampa and St. Petersburg area see the midterms and other pressing issues? Judy Woodruff talks to five residents, ranging in age and political persuasion.
Günter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author and social critic who grappled with the moral dilemmas of postwar Germany both on and off the page, died in Luebeck, Germany on Wednesday, April 13. He was 87 years old.
Islamic State fighters ransacked and bulldozed the centuries-old archaeological site of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday, in what the head of the U.N.’s cultural agency decried as a “cultural cleansing” that amounted to a “war crime.”…
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