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Nation Nov 01Twitter chat: How well are we protected from workplace discrimination?
Related Age discrimination in the workplace starts as early as 35 By Joanna Lahey It’s been more than half a century since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment…
Arts Oct 25Tom Hanks on how the Pentagon Papers remain relevant today
“The truth was so volatile...so toxic at that time... that no one wanted to talk about it,” actor Tom Hanks said…
Nation Oct 25Twitter chat: What #MeToo says about sexual abuse in society
The PBS NewsHour is hosting a Twitter chat on the significance of #MeToo on Thursday, Oct 26 at 1 p.m. ET. Questions? Tweet them to #NewsHourChats.
Education Oct 24What works to educate kids about the dangers of opioid use?
A comprehensive approach to drug education that builds students' decision-making, goal-setting and self-management skills may work best.
Nation Oct 18Twitter chat: How the gun control debate mirrors larger issues of partisanship in America
What would it take to turn Texas, a Republican stronghold, into a blue state? According to data from SurveyMonkey, just remove all the gun owners from the Lone Star State and it would have gone to Hillary Clinton in…
Nation Oct 11Twitter chat: The realities of opioid addiction and recovery
What does addiction really look like, and what does it mean to recover? Join us for a #NewsHourChats and hear from our guests.
Health Oct 04Twitter chat: Americans are pessimistic about the opioid crisis. What does that mean for a solution?
The PBS NewsHour will host a Twitter chat on the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. ET Oct. 5.
Nation Sep 28Twitter chat: America’s unhealthy relationship with opioids
As a part of the PBS NewsHour series "American Addicted," NewsHour will host a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. ET Friday, Sept. 29 to talk about opioid use and substance abuse.
Arts Sep 28Banning books like ’13 Reasons Why’ makes it harder for teens to open up to adults, author says
"If we say issues of teen suicide, drinking, sex or sexual assault are inappropriate, we’re telling teens who may identify with those themes that there isn’t a safe space for them," said author Jay Asher in an interview during Banned…
Nation Sep 26WATCH: Despite long recovery ahead, this Puerto Rico aid worker says ‘we are resilient’
No cell phone service. No gas. No power. Little to no water — this is Puerto Rico seven days after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory. When the storm hit as a category 4 hurricane last week, it was one…